M'Evoy

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No M'Evoy households in mid-19th century Ireland


M'Evoy households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No M'Evoy households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Evoy: rare: Wexford. Apparently a contraction of MacEvoy, one of the "Septs of Laois" and still numerous in S Leinster. SI.
Mac Aodha Bhuí: Mac Evoy: ? líonmhar: C. Uladh & an Oir-Deisceart agus go forleathan. Deir de Bhulbh, ámh, gur sloinne fíor-annamh é. Is cosúil go mbaineann MacEvoy le Mac Fhíodhbhuí, q.v. IF, SI & SGG.
Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe: Mac Evoy, Mac Avoy: an-líonmhar gach aird, deisceart Laighean go sonrach. Leagan bunaidh: Mac Fiodhbhadhach (fear coille). Ceann de "Seacht gClann Laoise". In oirthear Uladh, baineann Mac Evoy, Mac Avoy le Mac an Bheatha, cuid mhaith. Litriú nua: Mac Fhíobhuí.
MacAvoy: numerous: Down-Armagh etc. Ir. Mac an Bheatha, beatha, life. For which see Mac Veigh. However, it may also be Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe from fiodhbhach, woodsman. See Mac Evoy. SI & SGA.
MacEvoy: Very numerous: Midlands,South-East, Down etc. Ir. Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe from fíodhbhadhach, a woodsman. One of the "Seven Septs of Laois". In Ulster it is of different derivation: Mac Bheatha, for which see Mac Veigh. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Evoy 43
McAvoy 152
McEvoy 964


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SURNAME
M'Evoy
Mac Aodha Bhuí
Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe
MacAvoy
MacEvoy
McCevoy


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