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Burke households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Burke households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Antrim 30 Armagh 47
Belfast city 16 Carlow 16
Cavan 5 Clare 184
Cork 332 Cork city 26
Derry 25 Donegal 12
Down 12 Dublin 81
Dublin city 64 Fermanagh 14
Galway 906 Kerry 78
Kildare 50 Kilkenny 96
Laois 45 Leitrim 10
Limerick 283 Limerick city 23
Longford 28 Louth 25
Mayo 458 Meath 27
Monaghan 2 Offaly 59
Roscommon 139 Sligo 74
Tipperary 674 Tyrone 9
Waterford 133 Westmeath 36
Wexford 42 Wicklow 62

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bourke: Very numerous: Munster, Connacht etc. Ir. de Búrca. Still more numerous as Burke, q.v.
Burke: Very numerous: in all provinces, especially Connacht. Ir. de Búrca. One of the great Anglo-Norman families, coming in the person of William de Burgo in 1171. Becoming completely gaelicised, they produced many septs: MacHugo, MacGibbon, MacRedmond etc. They settled extensively in Connacht. IF,MIF & SGG.
de Búrca: fairly rare: Dublin, Galway etc. Ir. Lang. See Burke, Bourke.
de Búrca: Burke, Bourke: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, i gConnachta ach go h-áirithe. Ceann de mhór-chlanna na Normannach: de Burgo. Sa 14 céad, gaelaíodh iad i gConnachta agus bhí tailte fairsinge ag Mac Liam Uachtair i nGaillimh agus Mac Liam Íochtair i Maigh Eo. Bhíodar i mbarúntacht Clann Liam i Luimneach, leis. Thóg na Burcaigh sloinnte Gaelacha dóibh féin, m.sh. Mac Philbín, Mac Réamoinn, Mac Giobúin. Ba liosta le lua na Burcaigh a thuill clú & cáil: Edmund Burke, polaiteoir; an Canónach Uilleac de Búrca, scoláire Gaeilge; Sir Bernard Burke, geineolaí & rl. IF & SGG.
De Burgh: Very rare: Dublin etc. The notable Norman family, later Burke, q.v.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bourk 2
Bourke 1028
Burgh 4
Burke 4125
De Burgho 14
O'Borke 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Baurke
Berk
Berke
Bhurke
Birk
Boorke
Bowrk
Burck
Burghe
De Burca
Deburgh
de Búrca


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