Dower



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Dower 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Cork 2 Donegal 2
Down 1 Kilkenny 4
Limerick 1 Tipperary 5
Waterford 65 Wicklow 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Dore: fairly numerous: mainly Limerick. Ir. Ó Doghair, doghra, sorrow. Also, de Hóir, of Norman origin (in some cases).MIF.
Dower: rare: Waterford. A variant of Dore, q.v.
Ó Doghair: Dore: cuíosach líonmhar: Luimneach & rl. Tugann de Bhulbh: doghar = brónach. Féach an sloinne Normannach de Hóir, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Dore 99
Dower 81


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Doghair


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