Carey



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Carey
Soloheadbeg, Tipperary

Carey
Galway (archived)




Carey 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 32 Armagh 11
Belfast city 5 Carlow 9
Cavan 4 Clare 44
Cork 159 Cork city 18
Derry 5 Donegal 31
Down 16 Dublin 65
Dublin city 29 Fermanagh 28
Galway 45 Kerry 38
Kildare 29 Kilkenny 32
Laois 31 Leitrim 2
Limerick 94 Limerick city 14
Longford 4 Louth 11
Mayo 78 Meath 45
Monaghan 8 Offaly 32
Roscommon 8 Sligo 3
Tipperary 225 Tyrone 4
Waterford 54 Westmeath 64
Wexford 10 Wicklow 20

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Carey: Very numerous: all provinces. The anglicised form of a number of Irish surnames which also occur as Keary, Kerin(s), Keighery etc. The Ir. Ó Ciardha were chiefs of Carbury, Kildare at the time of the Invasion and were dispersed. Other names quoted by Woulfe include Mac Fhiachra, Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. IF.
MacCarey: rare: Belfast area. Probably variant of Mac Carry, q.v.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Carey 1308
Cary 33
McCarey 19


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Caery
Cairey
Carie
Carye
Cearey
Ceary
Ceory
Cery
Karey
MacCarey
McCary
McCeary


SECOND SURNAME


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