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Larkin
Co. Galway




Larkin 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).

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


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Antrim 12 Armagh 58
Belfast city 5 Carlow 2
Cavan 3 Clare 34
Cork 7 Derry 16
Down 16 Dublin 42
Dublin city 24 Fermanagh 1
Galway 122 Kerry 13
Kildare 14 Kilkenny 66
Laois 31 Leitrim 1
Limerick 22 Limerick city 4
Longford 18 Louth 34
Mayo 23 Meath 18
Monaghan 25 Offaly 106
Roscommon 19 Sligo 1
Tipperary 55 Tyrone 6
Waterford 15 Westmeath 16
Wexford 59 Wicklow 4

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Larkin: Very numerous: all areas, especially South East, Connacht, Ulster. Ir. Ó Lorcáin : lorc meaning either silent or fierce. At least four septs: Wexford, Armagh, Galway, Tipperary where they were erenaghs of Lorrha. IF & SGG.
Ó Lorcáin: Larkin: an-líonmhar sa tír ar fad ach san Oir-dheisceart go sonrach. Clanna éagsúla i gceist: (1) Ó Lorcáin Laighean, suite i bhFotharta an Chairn, a díshealbhaíodh san Ionradh. (2) Ó Lorcáin Oirghialla. (3) Clann in Uí Maine. (4) Dream a bhí ina n-airchinnigh ag Mainistir Lothra, Tiobraid Árann. Bhí clú mór ar Shéamas Ó Lorcáin (1876-1947) mar cheannaire cheard-chumainn. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Larkan 2
Larken 6
Larkin 892
Lorcan 23


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Lorcáin
Larkine
Larking
Larkn
Larkon
Lerkin
Lorkin
Lorkon


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