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Leary 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Carlow 7
Cavan 9 Clare 73
Cork 980 Cork city 71
Down 1 Dublin 12
Dublin city 7 Fermanagh 5
Galway 14 Kerry 321
Kildare 20 Kilkenny 24
Laois 5 Limerick 43
Limerick city 4 Longford 3
Louth 11 Mayo 1
Meath 2 Monaghan 26
Offaly 6 Roscommon 4
Tipperary 30 Waterford 20
Westmeath 10 Wexford 218
Wicklow 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Leary: Quite numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Laoghaire, a personal name meaning, probably, "calf-herd". The "O" prefix has been generally resumed. See O'Leary.
O'Leary: Very numerous: mainly Cork. Ir. Ó Laoghaire (Laoire). From popular first name Laoghaire meaning, perhaps, "calf-herd". A notable sept of W Cork. See Leary.
Ó Laoghaire: rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Leary.
Ó Laoghaire: O'Leary: an-líonmhar, Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Bhí an chlann ina gcónaí ag Inse Geimhleach (Uíbh Laoghaire). Ba liosta le lua an oiread san de mhuintir Uí Laoire a bhain clú agus cáil amach ach cuimhnímís ar an Athair Peadar (1839-1920), duine de mhór-scríbhneóirí na Nua-Ghaeilge. Bhí an t-ainm Laoghaire (lao + aoire) i bhfeidhm in anallód. Litriú nua: Ó Laoire. SGG & IF.
Ó Laoire: fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. Modern version of Ó Laoghaire. See O'Leary.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Leary 1930
Leery 5
O'Leary 193


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Laoghaire
O' leary
O'Learey
O'Leery
Ó Laoire


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