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Clare/ Australia




Downes 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).

Downes 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 1 Armagh 2
Belfast city 1 Carlow 9
Cavan 1 Clare 96
Cork 2 Cork city 5
Derry 5 Donegal 2
Dublin 22 Dublin city 11
Galway 3 Kerry 7
Kildare 10 Kilkenny 9
Laois 3 Leitrim 1
Limerick 56 Limerick city 7
Longford 1 Louth 5
Meath 22 Monaghan 1
Offaly 7 Roscommon 2
Sligo 13 Tipperary 2
Tyrone 7 Waterford 2
Westmeath 7 Wexford 11
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Downes: numerous: Clare, Limerick and general. Ir. Ó Dubháin, dim. of dubh, black. Many synonyms: Dwan(e), Devane, Duane. Since duán also means kidney, this name has been transposed to Kidney in Cork. However, in E Ulster and Dublin, the name may be of English origin.MIF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Downes 337


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Dounes
Dowens
Downss


SECOND SURNAME


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