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Donovan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 1 Armagh 1
Belfast city 3 Carlow 1
Cavan 2 Clare 15
Cork 1723 Cork city 67
Donegal 1 Down 2
Dublin 16 Dublin city 18
Galway 3 Kerry 64
Kildare 12 Kilkenny 32
Laois 3 Leitrim 2
Limerick 97 Limerick city 15
Longford 2 Louth 1
Meath 3 Offaly 8
Roscommon 6 Tipperary 124
Tyrone 2 Waterford 106
Westmeath 3 Wexford 32
Wicklow 3    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Donovan: numerous: Cork, Munster, S Leinster. Ir. Ó Donnabháin. Originally of Limerick, the sept became established in W Cork with a branch in Kilkenny. IF & SGG.
O'Donovan: Very numerous: mainly Munster. Ir. Ó Donnabháin, from first name Donndubhán (dark, swarthy person). A leading sept of Limerick, they were displaced at the Invasion and moved to W Cork. IF.
Ó Donnabháin: rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Donovan.
Ó Donnabháin: (O')Donovan: líonmhar: Corcaigh & rl. Ruaigeadh iad ó Uí Cairbre Aodhbha in oirthear Luimnigh sa 12 céad agus lonnaigh siad in iarthar Chorcaí mar a dtug siad an log-ainm Cairbre leo. Bhí craobh díobh i gCill Chainnigh arbh as don scoláire Seán Ó Donnabháin (1809-1861). Corcaíoch a b'ea Diarmaid Ó Donnabháin Rosa (1831-1915). Fréamh: donn + dubhán. Tá "donn" mar réimír ins na sloinnte seo thíos. IF & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Donavan 11
Donovan 2369
O'Donovan 46


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Donnabháin
Dannavan
Dinnavan
Donaghvan
Donav'n
Donavon
Donervan
Donevan
Doneveen
Doneven
Donivan
Donnabhan
Donnovan
Dono'n
Dononovan
Donovane
Donoven
Donovn
Donovon
Donvan
Donvane
Dunavan
Dunaven
Dunevan
Dunnavan
Dunnavon
Dunnevin
Dunnovan
Dunovan
O'Donavan
Tonavan


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