Foey



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Foey households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Fermanagh 5 Kildare 3

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fee: numerous: Ulster, particulary Tyrone. Also in Louth, Longford, Leitrim. Ir. Ó Fiaich, from fiach, a raven - but a common personal name. An erenagh family of Fermanagh. The name occurs as Foy and even Hunt by mistranslation. SI & SGG.
MacFee: rare: Down etc. Ir. Mac Dhuibhshíth. See Mahaffy.
MacPhee: Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Dhuibhshíth, "dark man of peace" or, perhaps, "dark fairy". A Scots clan of Colonsay, some of whom settled in Antrim 16 cent. See also Mahaffy. SGG.
O'Fee: rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Fiaich, perhaps from first name Fiach, raven. See also Fee. SI.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Fee 172
Foey 8
McFee 20
O'Fee 9


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M'Fee
MacFee
MacPhee
McPhee
O'Phee


SECOND SURNAME


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