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No Lysitt households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Lysitt households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lysaght: Quite numerous: Clare-Limerick etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Iasachta. Edward MacLysaght, the major authority on Irish surnames, explains the name as "loaned youth". The transfer of a boy to another family was common under the fosterage custom of ancient Ireland. IF.
Mac Giolla Iasachta: Mac Lysaght, Lysaght: líon beag: Luimneach-an Clár - mar Lysaght den chuid is mó - agus craobh des na Brianaigh i dTuathmhumhain. Duine de mhór-údair na sloinnte Gaelacha dob ea Éamonn Mac Giolla Iasachta (1887-1986). Cheap seisean gur thárla an sloinne as duine des na Brianaigh a bheith tugtha ar "iasacht" do chlann eile, mar leanbh nó mar ógánach. Ní mór cuimhneamh ar chóras altramais na nGael. IF.
Mac Giolla Iasachta: Very rare: Cork. Ir.Lang. See Mac Lysaght.
MacLysaght: Very rare: Dublin, Clare. Ir. Mac Giolla Iasachta "son of the strange youth". Possibly an O'Brien who was fostered with another sept. Always identified with Clare. Notable in the person of Edward Mac Lysaght, first Chief Herald of Ireland and major authority on surnames. More common under Lysaght, q.v.


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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lysaght 101


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SURNAME
Lisett
Lysaghd
Lysaught
Lyseght
Lysett
Lysight
Lysitt
Lysyth
Mac Giolla Iasachta
MacLysaght
McLysaght


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