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Downs 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Belfast city 1 Cavan 1
Cork 2 Derry 1
Down 1 Dublin 1
Dublin city 1 Kerry 4
Limerick 11 Limerick city 1
Louth 1 Meath 1
Roscommon 1 Sligo 4
Tipperary 2 Westmeath 17

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
Downs 50


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Dounes
Dowens


SECOND SURNAME


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