Fforbush


FAMILY HISTORY PUBLICATIONS




No Fforbush households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Fforbush households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Foirbis: Forbes: líonmhar: Ulaidh & rl. Albanaigh ón log-ainm in Obar Dheathain. Shocraigh teaghlach díobh i Longfort i 1620 - féach Castle Forbes ann. Féach Mac Firbhisigh, leis.
Forbes: numerous: Belfast area, Tyrone, Ulster generally, Cork. A Scottish family who settled in Longford in 1620 - the name in Ulster is generally Scottish. It is also an anglicisation of Mac Firbhisigh (man of prosperity), a family of poets and historians attached to the Uí Fiachrach (Mayo-Sligo). They compiled the Book of Lecan in 1417. IF & SGG.
Mac Firbhisigh: Forbes: annamh: Connachta. I gCúige Uladh is mó atá na Forbes agus iad de bhunadh Albanach. Dream léannta le muintir Uí Dhubhda i Sligeach a b'ea na Firbhisigh. Dubhaltach Mac Firbhisigh (1585-1670), dhein sé an-chur síos ar ghinealaigh Chlanna Gael - deintear tagairt dó sa saothar seo - agus chuirfeadh a oidhe léanmhar na clocha ag gol - micracasm, dar ndó, de scéal na h-Éireann.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Forbes 158


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Farbush
Fforbush
Foirbis
Forbas
Forbese
Forbess
Forbesse
Forbis
Forbish
Forboes
Forbos
Forbs
Forbus
Forbush
Forbuss
Forbyes
Forbys
Furbush
Mac Firbhisigh


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