Leahy



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Leahy 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Armagh 1 Belfast city 1
Carlow 2 Cavan 2
Clare 19 Cork 357
Cork city 53 Derry 1
Down 1 Dublin 5
Dublin city 9 Galway 23
Kerry 138 Kildare 7
Kilkenny 93 Laois 8
Leitrim 2 Limerick 150
Limerick city 1 Longford 2
Mayo 2 Meath 1
Offaly 10 Roscommon 3
Sligo 1 Tipperary 130
Waterford 47 Wexford 1
Wicklow 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 Laochdha: Leahy: an-líonmhar gach treo - sa Mhumhain agus san Oir-dheisceart go sonrach. Bhí an sloinne coitianta i dTiobraid Árann & Corcaigh sa 16 céad agus tá fós. Tá meascadh éigin le Ó Lathaigh, q.v. Brí: cróga, curata. Litriú nua: Ó Laocha.
Ó Laoithe: rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. Variant of Ó Laochdha, Leahy, q.v.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Laghey 2
Lahee 2
Lahey 16
Lahy 191
Leahy 1072
Leehy 24
Lehy 13


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Laochdha
Lahie
Leahey
Ó Laoithe


SECOND SURNAME


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