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Fahy households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Armagh 3 Carlow 1
Cavan 1 Clare 68
Cork 19 Cork city 5
Donegal 1 Down 1
Dublin city 1 Galway 568
Kerry 1 Kildare 9
Kilkenny 14 Laois 12
Limerick 11 Limerick city 4
Longford 2 Louth 4
Mayo 89 Meath 7
Offaly 8 Roscommon 27
Sligo 15 Tipperary 118
Tyrone 1 Waterford 26
Westmeath 6 Wexford 4
Wicklow 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fahy: Very numerous: Galway-Mayo especially, also Munster and S Leinster. Ir. Ó Fathaigh. Woulfe gives derivation fothadh, foundation. It is certainly not faiche, lawn, from which arises the pseudo-translation Greene. They were a sept of Uí Maine (Galway) and were also in Tipperary. IF & SGG.
Vahey: Quite numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Mac a' Bheatha, beatha, life. See Mac Veagh. SI.
Vaughey: rare: Drogheda (Louth). See Mac Veagh.
Veighey: rare: Belfast. Ir. ? Mac an Bheatha. See Mac Veigh.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Fahey 99
Fahy 1028
Vahey 19
Vaughey 9


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Fahi
Fahie
O'Fahey
O'Fahy
Vehey
Veighey
Veighy


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