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Knocklonogad, Garryhill, Co. Carlow

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Wexford & Prince Edward Island

Murphy
Rathnure, Co. Wexford

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Australia

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Murphy Papers Ballymore, Co. Tipperary

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Sligo/Ohio (archived)




Murphy households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Murphy 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 174 Armagh 468
Belfast city 103 Carlow 433
Cavan 119 Clare 208
Cork 2639 Cork city 448
Derry 66 Donegal 32
Down 413 Dublin 308
Dublin city 255 Fermanagh 183
Galway 343 Kerry 787
Kildare 248 Kilkenny 888
Laois 231 Leitrim 89
Limerick 338 Limerick city 34
Longford 110 Louth 408
Mayo 418 Meath 161
Monaghan 281 Offaly 103
Roscommon 106 Sligo 74
Tipperary 463 Tyrone 154
Waterford 337 Westmeath 112
Wexford 1688 Wicklow 314

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Murchaidh: Murphy: an-líonmhar i gCúige Uladh. Bhí an chlann i dTír Eoghain i dtosach. Deineadh Murphy díobh ar fad.
MacMurphy: Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Murchaidh. A sept of Oriel, they have become the ubiquitous Murphy, q.v. See also Murdoch.
Murphy: Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Murchadha, modern Ó Murchú, "sea-warrior". The most numerous name in Ireland with 9,400 entries in the Telephone Directory. In Ulster they are generally Mac Murchadha, Mac Murchaidh; the royal house of Leinster, Mac Morrough (Wexford) was Mac Murchadha. The Murphys of Munster are said to be a branch of the Wexford group which was divided into Kinsella, Kavanagh, Hendrick, Mernagh, all of which see. There was another sept in Roscommon. The first name Murchadh is still used in the O'Brien family. IF & SGG.
O'Morchoe: rare: Wexford. Ir. Ó Murchadha (Murchú). The aristocratic form of Murphy, q.v.
Ó Murchadha: Murphy: an sloinne is líonmhaire sa tír. Bhí, ar a laghad, trí chlann: Tír Eoghain, Sligeach agus Múscraí. Bhí an dream ó thuaidh ina dtaoisigh ar Shíol Aodha agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh - comh-shloinne, is dócha, le Mac Murchaidh, q.v. Bhí na daoine i Sligeach suite i dTír Fhiachrach agus scaipeadh go luath iad. Ceaptar gur craobh des na Cinnseallaigh an chlann i Múscraí (Corcaigh) atá leata ar fud na Mumhan anois. Ar ndóigh, ainm pearsanta fíor-choitinn a b'ea Murchadh - laoch mara, an bhrí atá leis agus dealraíonn sé go raibh i bhfad níos mó suime ag an sean-Ghaeil i gcursaí mara ná mar atá ag muintir na h-Éireann anois, a fhéachann ar an bhfarraige mar áit dumpála bruscair, gan tuiscint ar bith ar an ndraíocht a bhaineann léi.
Ó Murchú: fairly numerous: Dublin, Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See Murphy.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Morphy 5
Murphy 13539


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Morchoe
Ó Murchadh
Ó Murchu
M'Murrough
Mac Murchaidh
MacMurphy
McMorow
McMurphy
Morche
Morcho
Morchow
Morchowe
Morfee
Morfey
Morghoe
Morphie
Morpie
Murchú
Murchoe
Murchowe
Murcu
Murfee
Murfey
Murfie
Murfy
Murphey
Murphi
Murphie
O Murchada
O Murchadha
O'Morchoe
O'Murchadha
O'Murphy
Ó Murchú
Ó Murchadha


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