Fody



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Fody 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Mayo 4 Tyrone 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Foody: Quite numerous: Mayo. Ir. Ó Fuada. A sept of Uí Fiachrach, Mayo. By mistranslation it also appears as Swift. The derivation could be from fuadach, plundering. SI.
Foudy: rare: Clare. Ir. Ó Fuada. Perhaps from fuadach, plundering. This name has become Swift in Connacht due to confusion with fuadar, hurry. See also Foody. SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Foady 2
Fody 5
Foody 18
Foudy 2


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