Downey



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Downey households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 32 Armagh 26
Belfast city 22 Cavan 11
Clare 5 Cork 164
Cork city 20 Derry 21
Donegal 18 Down 110
Dublin 14 Dublin city 5
Fermanagh 11 Galway 21
Kerry 93 Kildare 13
Kilkenny 63 Laois 15
Leitrim 5 Limerick 59
Limerick city 6 Longford 2
Louth 21 Mayo 8
Meath 20 Monaghan 13
Offaly 30 Roscommon 30
Tipperary 37 Tyrone 21
Waterford 43 Westmeath 2
Wexford 11    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Downey: Very numerous: well distributed all provinces. Ir. Ó Dúnaigh, Mac Giolla Domhnaigh. A number of septs: Galway, W Cork, Kerry, the original spelling being Ó Dúnadhaigh. It is also an abbreviation of MacEldowney and Muldowney. IF & SGG.
Mac Dúnadhaigh: Downey: tá meascadh in Ultaibh le Ó Maoldomhnaigh & Mac Giolla Domhnaigh, mar sin ní féidir idirdhealú a dhéanamh gan dul isteach i gcursaí ginealaigh.
Ó Dúnadhaigh: Downey: líonmhar tríd an dtír: trí chlann: (1) Gaillimh, (2) Corca Laoidhe, (3) Sliabh Luachra. Tá an leagan gallda Downing orthu i gCiarraí. Litriú nua: Ó Dúnaigh.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Downey 972
Downy 13


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Dúnadhaigh
Dawny
Doweny
Downee
Downie
Mac Dúnadhaigh


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