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Gray 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).

Gray 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 119 Armagh 98
Belfast city 55 Carlow 2
Cavan 23 Clare 8
Cork 2 Cork city 6
Derry 55 Donegal 10
Down 89 Dublin 15
Dublin city 12 Fermanagh 25
Galway 2 Kerry 2
Kildare 4 Kilkenny 1
Laois 20 Leitrim 8
Limerick city 1 Longford 21
Louth 62 Mayo 4
Meath 36 Monaghan 44
Offaly 10 Roscommon 19
Sligo 39 Tipperary 13
Tyrone 36 Waterford 5
Westmeath 16 Wexford 8
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

de Grae: Gray, Grey: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír: Cúige Uladh go sonrach - de bhunadh Albanach annsan. Tugadh Gray ar Mac Cathail Riabhaigh i gConnachta, uaireannta. Tá an sloinne coitinn i Sasana, leis an mbrí: (1) liath: dath gruaige agus (2) ón áit Graye sa bhFrainc.
de Grae: Very rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See Grey.
Gray: Very numerous: Ulster generally, Leinster, Connacht. Ir. de Grae; Mac Cathail Riabhaigh, the latter in Midlands and Connacht. The name is mainly of Scottish origin. Of these, no doubt, Betsy Grey, the heroine of 1798. IF.
Grey: fairly numerous: Ulster generally, E Leinster etc. Ir. de Grae. See Gray.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gray 874
Grey 135
McGray 2
McGrey 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Graye
Greay
de Grae


SECOND SURNAME


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