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Lynchy 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).

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


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Cork 1 Down 7
Galway 1 Westmeath 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lynch: Very Very numerous: in every part of the country. Ir. Ó Loingsigh, from loingseach, mariner. From a number of distinct septs in E Ulster, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Tipperary. The name also includes Norman de Lench, de Leyn, who became prominent in Galway City where they were the leading "Tribe". IF & SGG.
de Línse: Lynch: líonmhar? Dream a tháinig leis an Ionradh agus a chuir fúthu ag Cnoc sa Mhí - is ionann linch agus cnoc. Sa 15 céad aistrigh cuid acu go Cathair na Gaillimhe agus bhí siad chun tosaigh annsin ar feadh na gcéadta blian. Ní foláir go mbaineann cuid de Loingsigh an lae inniu leo-san. IF.
Ó Loingsigh: Lynch: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann: (1) Dál Riada; (2) Uaithne (Tiobraid Árann); (3) Breifne; (4) Tuathmhumhain; (5) Corca Laoidhe (Corcaigh); (6) Uí Fiachrach (Sligeach); (7) Uí Loingsigh na Mí. Fréamh : loingeas.Duine de bhunadh Dhálriada, Col. Charles Lynch (1736-1790) ba chúis leis an dtéarma "lynch law" i S.A.M. Baineann an sloinne Lynch leis na h-Angla-Normannaigh, leis: féach de Línse.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Linchey 7
Linchy 7
Lynch 4362
Lynchy 11


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Loingsigh
Lyinch
Lynche
Lynsgh
de Línse


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