Leech



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LEECH BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Leech 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 55 Armagh 5
Belfast city 9 Carlow 6
Cavan 6 Clare 1
Cork 4 Derry 10
Donegal 4 Down 6
Dublin 5 Dublin city 14
Fermanagh 2 Galway 28
Kildare 3 Kilkenny 6
Laois 5 Longford 1
Louth 11 Mayo 16
Meath 12 Monaghan 5
Roscommon 8 Sligo 4
Tipperary 8 Tyrone 17
Westmeath 10 Wexford 3

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Leach: fairly rare: Dublin, Cork etc. English, "physician". See Leech. DOS.
Leech: numerous: mainly Leinster with Ulster & Connacht. While this is an old English name meaning physician, it is also an anglicisation of Ó Laoghóg, laogh = calf, in western districts. See also Logue. MIF & SGG.
Leetch: fairly rare: E Ulster. Scottish version of old English Leech (physician). also Leitch.
Ó Laoghóg: Logue, Leech: líonmhar: giorrú ar Ó Maolmhaodhóg in Ultaibh ach tá an bun-shloinne mar Leech i nGaillimh mar a bhfuil siad annamh. I gCill Conaill, Gaillimh, a bhí an chlann sa bunaithe ar dtús. In oirthear na tíre, is sloinne gallda Leech a chiallaíonn lia, dochtúir.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Leech 265
Leeche 2
Leetch 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Laoghóg
Leach


SECOND SURNAME


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