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Dowd households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 20 Armagh 8
Belfast city 5 Cavan 43
Clare 11 Cork 3
Cork city 2 Derry 1
Donegal 5 Down 19
Dublin 9 Dublin city 6
Fermanagh 10 Galway 68
Kerry 50 Kildare 17
Laois 2 Leitrim 8
Limerick city 2 Longford 54
Louth 6 Mayo 21
Meath 24 Monaghan 19
Offaly 3 Roscommon 102
Sligo 63 Tipperary 2
Tyrone 1 Waterford 4
Westmeath 16 Wexford 10
Wicklow 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Dowd: numerous: Ulster & N Leinster. Ir. Ó Dubhda, dubh, black, dark. A sept of the Northern Uí Fiachrach (Mayo) with branches in Kerry (Doody) and in Derry (Duddy).
O'Dowda: numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Dubhda, from first name Dubhdach, dark. A sept of N Connacht, they appeared in Munster as Doody and in Derry as Duddy. IF.
Ó Dubhda: (1) (O)Dowd, (2) Doody, (3) Duddy: an-líonmhar (1) ar fud na tíre, Connacht, Ulaidh agus tuaisceart Laighean ach go h-áirithe, (2) Ciarraí & Luimneach, (3) Doire. An chraobh is mó, bhaineadar le Uí Fiachrach (Maigh Eo). Chuaidh cuid acu go C. Mumhan sa 16 céad. Bhain an dream ó thuaidh le Cineál Eoghain. IF & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Dowd 616
Dowde 32
Dowds 18
McDowd 2
O'Dowd 42
O'Dowde 1


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SURNAME
Ó Dubhda
Daud
Dood
Doud
Dowdd
Dowed
O'Dowda


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