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No De Léis households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No De Léis households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

de Lacy: rare: scattered. Ir. de Léis. Hugo de Lacy acquired the Kingdom of Meath at the Invasion, but the name is mainly identified with Co. Limerick. IF & SGG.
de Léis: (de) Lacey, Lacy: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart, Lár na Tíre, tuaisceart Mumhan & rl. Tháinig muintir de Léis ón bhFrainc le Liam Concaire agus bhí Hugh de Lacy i bhfochair Strongbow i 1170. Bhain sé Cúige na Mí de Mhuintir Uí Mhaoilsheachlainn, teaghlach ríoga na Mí, agus dhein Annraoi a Dó Iarla de. Bhí clann eile ag Baile an Gharraí, Luimneach, ach tá tuairim ag Mac Giolla Iasachta gur dream difriúil iad. Ar aon chuma, bhí siad chun tosaigh ar son na h-Éireann sa 16 & 17 céad. Bhain Peadar de Léis clú mór amach in arm na Rúise sa 18 céad. IF & SGG.
de Léis: Very rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See de Lacey, Lacy.
Lacey: numerous: South East, E Leinster, N Munster etc. Ir. de Léis. Anglo-Normans in Meath (12 cent) and Limerick, perhaps two separate families; also Ir. Ó Laitheasa in Wexford. This is Ó Flaitheasa (ruler-choice) with "F" aspirated. SI, IF & SGG.
Lacy: Quite numerous: Midlands etc. As Lacey. Reaney states that the name is from Lassy in Normandy. DBS.
Leacy: Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Laitheasa from Flaitheas, principality. A sept of Wexford which predates the Norman Lacey, q.v. SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
D'Lacy 2
Lacey 117
Lacy 392
Leacy 9
Leasy 27
Leesy 2


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SURNAME
De Lacey
Lacie
de Léis
de Lacy


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