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Poer 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).

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


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Donegal 1 Galway 1
Limerick 1 Tipperary 4
Waterford 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

de Paor: rare: Dublin, Waterford etc. Ir.Lang. See Power.
de Paor: Power: an-líonmhar gach treo - san Oir-dheisceart ach go h-áirithe. Angla-Normannaigh go raibh Le Poer orthu agus iad ag teacht san Ionradh Mór. Is ionann san agus Le Povre .i. an Bochtán. Níor fhan siad bocht, ámh; fuair réimsí móra talún i bPort Lairge agus maireann fós ann. An fear is ionráití díobh, is dócha, an Paorach go mbíonn lá eile aige sa tsean-fhocal. Bhí an fear bocht ar tí a chrochta i 1798.
Power: Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. de Paor. Anglo-Normans who appeared as Le Poer (the poor man) at the Invasion. They settled in Waterford and still flourish there. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Poer 8
Power 3315
Powers 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
De-Paor
Le Poer
Powr
de Paor


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