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Garvey 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 1 Armagh 45
Belfast city 6 Carlow 3
Cavan 7 Clare 50
Cork 7 Cork city 2
Donegal 1 Down 15
Dublin 13 Dublin city 4
Fermanagh 1 Galway 40
Kerry 51 Kilkenny 7
Leitrim 8 Limerick 28
Limerick city 5 Longford 6
Louth 25 Mayo 106
Meath 17 Monaghan 9
Offaly 2 Roscommon 27
Sligo 9 Tipperary 8
Tyrone 3 Waterford 3
Westmeath 3 Wexford 4

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Garvey: numerous: all areas: especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Gairbhith, perhaps "rough peace". A number of families bore this name: (1) in Iveagh (Down); (2) in E Armagh; (3) a branch of Uí Cinnsealaigh in Carlow. It is used for Garvan in Munster and Garvin in Connacht. IF & SGG.
Mac Gairbheith: Mac Garvey: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & Sligeach. As Tír Chonaill dóibh.
MacGarvey: numerous: Ulster generally, Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Gairbhith, possibly gar+bith, near + existence. Not, apparently, a first name. But see also Garvey.
Ó Gairbheith: Garvey: líonmhar tríd an dtír, Connachta & tuaisceart Mumhan go sonrach. Bhí clanna éagsúla:(1) sa Dún, gaolmhar le Mac Aonghuis, (2) in Ó Nialláin, Ard Mhacha, agus (3) i Ráth Bhile, Ceatharlach, dream a bhain le h-Uí Cinnsealaigh. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Garvey 516
Garvie 11
Garvy 8
McGarvey 199
McGarvie 4
McGarvy 4
McGervey 4
McGirvey 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gairbheith
Garrivea
Garriveah
Garriviegh
Garuey
Garvay
Garvee
Mac Gairbheith
MacGarvey
MacGarvie
McArvy


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