Lamb



COUNTY SURNAME MAP


1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Lamb 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).

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


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Antrim 8 Armagh 35
Belfast city 4 Carlow 3
Cavan 14 Cork 10
Cork city 2 Derry 1
Donegal 7 Down 4
Dublin 25 Dublin city 14
Fermanagh 1 Galway 6
Kerry 6 Kildare 5
Laois 15 Leitrim 4
Limerick 1 Limerick city 2
Longford 1 Louth 54
Mayo 5 Meath 26
Monaghan 79 Offaly 16
Roscommon 1 Sligo 1
Tipperary 22 Tyrone 10
Waterford 4 Westmeath 8
Wexford 5 Wicklow 9

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lamb: fairly numerous: E Ulster, South East etc. Ir. Ó Luain. A sept of Oriel but some are no doubt of English origin.
Lambe: numerous: S Ulster, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Luain, luan, warrior. Distribution corresponds with ancient sept territory but the English Lambe is probably also present. The name is somewhat better anglicised Loane, q.v.
Ó Luain: O'Loan, Loan (Lambe): cuíosach líonmhar: Aontroim-Tír Eoghain-Fear Manach & rl. Bhí clanna in Oirghialla agus sa Déis Bheag, Luimneach. Scaipeadh iad araon agus deineadh Lambe des na Muimhnigh agus cuid des na h-Ultaigh. Brí: luan = gaiscíoch.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lamb 408
Lambe 20
Lambie 2


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SURNAME
Ó Luain


SECOND SURNAME


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