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Leesy households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

de Lacy: rare: scattered. Ir. de Léis. Hugo de Lacy acquired the Kingdom of Meath at the Invasion, but the name is mainly identified with Co. Limerick. IF & SGG.
Lacey: numerous: South East, E Leinster, N Munster etc. Ir. de Léis. Anglo-Normans in Meath (12 cent) and Limerick, perhaps two separate families; also Ir. Ó Laitheasa in Wexford. This is Ó Flaitheasa (ruler-choice) with "F" aspirated. SI, IF & SGG.
Lacy: Quite numerous: Midlands etc. As Lacey. Reaney states that the name is from Lassy in Normandy. DBS.
Leacy: Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Laitheasa from Flaitheas, principality. A sept of Wexford which predates the Norman Lacey, q.v. SGG.
Leavy: numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Con Shléibhe (hound of the mountain). They were a sept of Longford related to the O'Farrells. SI.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lacey 117
Lacy 392
Leacy 9
Leasy 27
Leavey 4
Leavy 69
Leesy 2


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SURNAME
Leasey
de Lacy


SECOND SURNAME


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