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Irwin 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).

Irwin 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 105 Armagh 130
Belfast city 26 Carlow 1
Cavan 35 Clare 11
Cork 21 Cork city 2
Derry 117 Donegal 64
Down 133 Dublin 20
Dublin city 14 Fermanagh 106
Galway 4 Kerry 8
Kildare 4 Kilkenny 6
Laois 1 Leitrim 38
Limerick 37 Limerick city 3
Longford 4 Louth 8
Mayo 25 Meath 10
Monaghan 70 Offaly 1
Roscommon 37 Sligo 57
Tipperary 14 Tyrone 224
Waterford 1 Westmeath 4
Wexford 11 Wicklow 5

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Ervine: numerous: E Ulster etc. Two separate names, but see Irvine & Irwin.
Irvine: Very numerous: Antrim, Belfast, Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Scottish, 17 cent in Ulster. An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge gives Ó h-Eireamhóin as Irish version. In Scotland the name is usually Irving, a toponymic. SI & SS.
Irving: fairly rare: Dublin etc. See Irvine.
Irwin: Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Moderate numbers in S Limerick and E Cork. Ir. O h-Eireamhóin & Ó Ciarmhacáin (SGG). However, MacLysaght considers the name is generally of settler origin, either a synonym of Irvine or from an English first name.
Orwin: Very rare: Belfast area. English, from Anglo-Saxon first name "boar-friend". See Erwin.
Ó h-Eireamhóin: Irwin: bhí an chlann sa in Uí Fhailí anallód ach dealraíonn sé gur sloinnte gallda Irwin agus Irvine de ghnáth. Duine de shinsear na nGael a b'ea Eireamhón cosúil le Ír agus Éimhear. Bhí an t-ainm i bhfeidhm ag muintir Mhic Shuibhne go dtí le déanaí.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Ervin 10
Erwin 12
Irvin 9
Irvine 385
Irving 4
Irwan 3
Irwin 1357
Irwine 20


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó h-Eireamhóin
Ervine
Erving
Erwen
Erwine
Erwing
Irevin
Irewin
Iriwin
Irven
Irwain
Irwen
Irwing
Irwyn
Orwin
Urwin


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