Lahy



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Lahy 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Cavan 19 Clare 1
Cork 1 Down 1
Galway 16 Kildare 2
Kilkenny 2 Leitrim 3
Limerick 7 Mayo 2
Offaly 1 Roscommon 4
Tipperary 106 Waterford 22
Westmeath 2 Wexford 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Laghey: Very rare: Tyrone. Possibly a variant of Lahy, q.v.
Lahy: Very rare: Kilkenny. Ir. Ó Lathaigh, from Ó Laithimh. See Lahiff. This name has become confused with Leahy, which is more numerous. MIF.
Leahy: Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster & South East. Ir. Ó Laochdha (heroic). Some confusion with Ó Lathaigh, which appears as Lahiff, q.v.
Ó Lathaigh: Lahy (Leahy): líon beag? Cill Chainnigh-Tiobraid Árann. Claochlú ar Ó Laithimh, q.v. I mBéarla, bíonn fuaimniú Lahy agus litriú Leahy. Rud aisteach, sa Chlár, deineadh Guthrie díobh, de bhrí, is cosúil, gurab ionann lathach agus "gutter" i mBéarla na h-Éireann. Mar sin, is Ó Flaithimh ba chóir a bheith ar na Guthries sa Chlár.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Laghey 2
Lahee 2
Lahey 16
Lahy 191
Leahy 1072


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Lathaigh
Lahie
Leahey


SECOND SURNAME


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