O'Dowda


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Doody
Galbally/ Knocklong, Co. Limerick




No O'Dowda households in mid-19th century Ireland


O'Dowda households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No O'Dowda households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Doddy: fairly rare: Dublin, Sligo. See Duddy.
Doody: fairly numerous: Munster. Ir. Ó Dubhda. A Kerry version of O'Dowd, q.v.
Dowd: numerous: Ulster & N Leinster. Ir. Ó Dubhda, dubh, black, dark. A sept of the Northern Uí Fiachrach (Mayo) with branches in Kerry (Doody) and in Derry (Duddy).
Duddy: fairly numerous: Derry-Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Dubhda. A northern version of Dowd, q.v.
O'Dowda: numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Dubhda, from first name Dubhdach, dark. A sept of N Connacht, they appeared in Munster as Doody and in Derry as Duddy. IF.
Ó Dubhda: (1) (O)Dowd, (2) Doody, (3) Duddy: an-líonmhar (1) ar fud na tíre, Connacht, Ulaidh agus tuaisceart Laighean ach go h-áirithe, (2) Ciarraí & Luimneach, (3) Doire. An chraobh is mó, bhaineadar le Uí Fiachrach (Maigh Eo). Chuaidh cuid acu go C. Mumhan sa 16 céad. Bhain an dream ó thuaidh le Cineál Eoghain. IF & SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Doddy 21
Doody 162
Doude 5
Dowd 616
Dowde 32
Dowds 18
Dowdy 3
Duddy 80
Dudye 2
McDowd 2
O'Dowd 42
O'Dowde 1


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SURNAME
Ó Dubhda
Daud
Doodey
Doudy
Dowda
Dowdd
Dowdey
Dowed
Dudee
O'Dowda


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