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Lee households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 20 Armagh 20
Belfast city 13 Carlow 13
Cavan 101 Clare 18
Cork 111 Cork city 19
Derry 23 Donegal 18
Down 11 Dublin 29
Dublin city 14 Fermanagh 6
Galway 87 Kerry 22
Kildare 44 Kilkenny 29
Laois 8 Leitrim 57
Limerick 51 Limerick city 13
Longford 41 Louth 20
Mayo 13 Meath 29
Monaghan 33 Offaly 6
Roscommon 32 Sligo 8
Tipperary 37 Tyrone 28
Waterford 27 Westmeath 37
Wexford 30 Wicklow 16

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lee: Very numerous: all areas. The name can be indigenous or English settler. Ir.(1) Ó Laidhigh (Laoi) Connacht. (2) Ó Laoidhigh, Munster. (3) Mac Laoidhigh, Laois. (4) Mac an Leagha, son of the physician, in Ulster. Laoidheach, a first name meaning poetic. The Connacht family were physicians to the O'Flahertys. IF & SGG.
Mac Laoidhigh: Lee: annamh. Bhí siad i Laois, tráth. Féach Mac an Leagha.
Mac an Leagha: Mac Clay, Mac Alea: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Chonaill-Doire-Aontroim-an Dún. Bhí clanna éagsúla ach ba i dtuaisceart Uladh ba mhó iad. Lucht leighis, ar ndóigh.
MacAlea: Quite numerous: Down etc. Ir. Mac an Leagha, "son of the physician". A number of traditional medical families had this name with various anglicisations. SI.
Ó Laoi: rare: Dublin, Cork . Ir.Lang. See Lee.
Ó Laoidhigh: Lee: líon beag: Connachta & Mumhain. Lianna oidhreachtúla ag Ó Flaitheartaigh agus cáil an léinn orthu. Bhí Ó Laidhigh i gConnachta, leis. Brí: laoidheach = fileata.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lee 1086
McAlee 5


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SURNAME
Ó Laoidhigh
Mac Laoidhigh
Mac an Leagha
MacAlea
O'Lee
Ó Laoi


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