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Hennessy 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).

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


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Antrim 1 Belfast city 2
Carlow 27 Cavan 3
Clare 57 Cork 310
Cork city 19 Down 2
Dublin 7 Dublin city 12
Galway 5 Kerry 58
Kildare 16 Kilkenny 135
Laois 56 Limerick 134
Limerick city 6 Longford 4
Meath 2 Monaghan 1
Offaly 33 Sligo 2
Tipperary 191 Waterford 64
Westmeath 5 Wexford 51
Wicklow 13    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Hennessy: Very numerous: all areas, mainly Munster and S Leinster. Ir. Ó h-Aonghusa, from the personal name Aonghus, earlier Óengus. There were septs in the Midlands and W Cork. The Hennessys of Cognac fame came from Mallow. IF.
Hensey: fairly rare: Dublin and scattered. A variant of Hennessy, q.v.
Ó h-Aonghusa: rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Hennessy.
Ó h-Aonghusa: Hennessy: líonmhar: Laighin & Mumhain. Clann a bhí suite in Uíbh Fhailí. Leathaigh go C. Mumhan mar a mbíonn Henchy ortha uaireannta. B'as Mala do lucht an bhranda sa Fhrainc. IF & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Henessy 14
Henesy 4
Hennessey 26
Hennessy 1216
Hennesy 10
Hensey 11


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó h-Aonghusa
Hannesey
Heincy
Hencey
Henecey
Henecy
Henesey
Henessey
Henissy
Hennasy
Hennecy
Hennesey
Hennessee
Hennissy
Hennisy
Henssy
Hensy
Hinessy
Hinesy
Hinissy
Hinisy
Hinnessy
Hinnisy
Hynessy


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