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Lacy 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Carlow 6
Clare 14 Cork 6
Cork city 4 Donegal 1
Dublin 18 Dublin city 4
Galway 5 Kerry 5
Kildare 11 Kilkenny 35
Laois 12 Limerick 18
Limerick city 7 Longford 3
Louth 4 Mayo 7
Meath 4 Offaly 2
Tipperary 14 Waterford 7
Westmeath 4 Wexford 179
Wicklow 21    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

de Lacy: rare: scattered. Ir. de Léis. Hugo de Lacy acquired the Kingdom of Meath at the Invasion, but the name is mainly identified with Co. Limerick. IF & SGG.
de Léis: Very rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See de Lacey, Lacy.
de Léis: (de) Lacey, Lacy: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart, Lár na Tíre, tuaisceart Mumhan & rl. Tháinig muintir de Léis ón bhFrainc le Liam Concaire agus bhí Hugh de Lacy i bhfochair Strongbow i 1170. Bhain sé Cúige na Mí de Mhuintir Uí Mhaoilsheachlainn, teaghlach ríoga na Mí, agus dhein Annraoi a Dó Iarla de. Bhí clann eile ag Baile an Gharraí, Luimneach, ach tá tuairim ag Mac Giolla Iasachta gur dream difriúil iad. Ar aon chuma, bhí siad chun tosaigh ar son na h-Éireann sa 16 & 17 céad. Bhain Peadar de Léis clú mór amach in arm na Rúise sa 18 céad. IF & SGG.
Lacey: numerous: South East, E Leinster, N Munster etc. Ir. de Léis. Anglo-Normans in Meath (12 cent) and Limerick, perhaps two separate families; also Ir. Ó Laitheasa in Wexford. This is Ó Flaitheasa (ruler-choice) with "F" aspirated. SI, IF & SGG.
Lacy: Quite numerous: Midlands etc. As Lacey. Reaney states that the name is from Lassy in Normandy. DBS.
Leacy: Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Laitheasa from Flaitheas, principality. A sept of Wexford which predates the Norman Lacey, q.v. SGG.
Ó Laitheasa: Lacey: líon beag: Loch Garman & rl. Ó Flaitheasa le ceart. Bhí an chlann sa i Loch Garman riamh ach, ar ndóigh, tá meascadh leis na Normannaigh, de Léis, q.v.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
D'Lacy 2
Lacey 117
Lacy 392
Leacy 9
Leasy 27


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Laitheasa
De Lacey
Lacie
Leasey
de Léis
de Lacy


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