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Hughes 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).

Hughes 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 47 Armagh 538
Belfast city 112 Carlow 46
Cavan 42 Clare 4
Cork 8 Cork city 6
Derry 74 Donegal 40
Down 136 Dublin 78
Dublin city 65 Fermanagh 18
Galway 114 Kildare 55
Kilkenny 49 Laois 53
Leitrim 4 Limerick 4
Limerick city 1 Longford 94
Louth 111 Mayo 255
Meath 107 Monaghan 292
Offaly 21 Roscommon 37
Sligo 13 Tipperary 36
Tyrone 349 Waterford 13
Westmeath 86 Wexford 124
Wicklow 37    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Hayes: Very numerous: all areas: Munster and S Leinster especially. Also E Ulster. The Irish is Ó h-Aodha from Aodh, a popular personal name meaning "fire". It applies to some ten septs in different areas and was also an Anglo-Norman name in Wexford. The Irish name has been widely anglicised Hughes in the north; in Cork it appears, more accurately as O'Hea. SI, IF & SGG.
Heyes: rare: Down. English or a variant of Hayes, q.v.
Hughes: Very numerous: all areas except Munster. Ir. Ó h-Aodha, Mac Aodha, from first name Aodh, meaning "fire". Shared by many families, those in Munster being anglicised Hayes and O'Hea. The name is also a common English one based on the Teutonic first name Hugo which became Hugh. This latter has entirely replaced the native Aodh.
O'Hea: Quite numerous: Cork, Derry etc. Ir. Ó h-Aodha, from first name Aodh (fire). The name is usually anglicised Hughes and Hayes. IF.
Ó h-Aodha: rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Hayes.
Ó h-Aodha: O'Hea, Hayes, Hughes: líonmhar gach áird. Galldaithe mar Hayes sa deisceart agus Hughes sa tuaisceart. I gCorcaigh amháin a choiméadadh Ó le O'Hea. Bhí Aodh a chiallaíonn "lasair", ar an h-ainmneacha is coitianta in Éirinn anallód. Tugann de Bhulbh liosta de 13 chlann a ngaibh an sloinne seo leo. IF, SI & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Hayes 2626
Hays 13
Hughes 3069
O'Hea 45


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó h-Aodha
Aodha
Eues
Haes
Haies
Hais
Haise
Hayse
Heas
Hease
Hewghes
Hewghs
Hews
Heyes
Hues
Hughs
Huhes
Huies
Huighes
Huse
O'Hase
O'Hay
O'Hey


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