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Pierce 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).

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


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Belfast city 3 Carlow 4
Clare 16 Cork 7
Cork city 1 Derry 1
Dublin 8 Dublin city 3
Fermanagh 2 Galway 6
Kerry 54 Kildare 3
Kilkenny 4 Laois 6
Leitrim 1 Limerick 4
Limerick city 1 Longford 2
Mayo 2 Meath 1
Offaly 15 Roscommon 2
Tipperary 13 Waterford 3
Westmeath 8 Wexford 60
Wicklow 23    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Piarais: Pearse: ar aon dul le Piaras, q.v. Fréamh: an t-ainm Piers (Laidin Petrus) a bhí coitinn i measc na Normannach. Mac le Sasanach dob'ea Pádraig Mac Piarais (1879-1916) file & tírghráthóir. Luann de Bhulbh an leagan Mac Phiarais, leis.
Pearce: fairly numerous: Dublin, Belfast etc. Ir. Mac Piarais. English, 13 cent onwards. The name is more usual as Pierce, q.v.
Persse: rare: Midlands etc. English, 17 cent. A form of Pearse, q.v.
Piaras: Pierce, Pearse: líonmhar ar fud na tíre, go speisialta san Oir-dheisceart & tuaisceart Mumhan, Fear Manach. Tá muintir Pierse i dtuaisceart Chiarraí gaolmhar le Mac Muiris Leic Snámha, craobh des na Gearaltaigh. Féach Mac Piarais, leis.
Pierce: numerous: all areas, especially South East, N Munster, Fermanagh. Ir. Mac Piarais. From first name Piers, mediaeval form of Peter. The Kerry Pierces were a branch of the FitzMaurices.
Pyers: rare: Down-Armagh etc.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Pearce 6
Pearse 12
Peirce 2
Perrse 3
Perse 5
Persse 83
Pierce 253
Piers 2
Pierse 10
Piesse 2
Pyers 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Piarais
Peirs
Peirse
Peyrce
Piaras
Piearce
Pyerce
Pyrce


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