Foody



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Foody 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).

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


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Clare 1 Mayo 16
Sligo 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.
Ó Fuada: Foody, Foudy: líon beag: Maigh Eo, an Clár. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach i Maigh Eo. Trí mhí-aistriú, tá Swift orthu, leis. Ceapann Mac Giolla Iasachta gur Ó Fuadaigh a ba chóir a bheith orthu. Dar ndó, is ionann fuadach agus creachadh! SI & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Foady 2
Fody 5
Foody 18
Foudy 2
Fudy 16


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Fuada


SECOND SURNAME


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