Duff



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Duff 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).

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


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Antrim 40 Armagh 6
Belfast city 25 Carlow 2
Cavan 20 Cork 11
Cork city 4 Derry 7
Down 39 Dublin 30
Dublin city 14 Kerry 1
Kildare 9 Kilkenny 2
Laois 32 Leitrim 1
Longford 2 Louth 17
Mayo 9 Meath 31
Monaghan 6 Offaly 2
Tipperary 3 Tyrone 40
Waterford 1 Westmeath 5
Wexford 14 Wicklow 10

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Duff: numerous: Antrim, Down, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Duibh, dubh, black. Also an abbreviation of Duffin, MacElduff, Duffy. SI &MIF.
Mac Duibh: Mac Duff: annamh: Doire: Albanach. Ach ní raibh sé ann aimsir Mhac Beth Rí!
MacDuff: rare: Derry. Ir. Mac Duibh, dubh, dark - a dark-haired person or perhaps an abbreviation of some name beginning with dubh. The name did not exist in Mac Beth's time, but it is primarily Scottish. SS.
Ó Duibh: Duff, Black: líonmhar i gCúige Uladh. Is cosúil gur giorrú é ar Ó Duibhinn (Duffin) agus fiú Mac Giolla Dhuibh (Mac Elduff), ach luann de Bhulbh iad mar chlann a bhí suite in aice le Port Laoise. Féach Ó Dubhuidhe. Dar ndó, d'fhéadfadh an sloinne a theacht go díreach ó bhua-aidiacht, cosúil le bán, crón, glas, liath & rl. MIF.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Duff 383
Duffe 45
McDuff 6


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Duibh
Dufe
Mac Duibh
MacDuff


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