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Purcell 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).

Purcell 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 6 Armagh 2
Belfast city 3 Carlow 13
Cavan 2 Clare 34
Cork 45 Cork city 11
Derry 7 Dublin 28
Dublin city 39 Galway 11
Kerry 11 Kildare 21
Kilkenny 241 Laois 69
Limerick 48 Limerick city 22
Louth 5 Mayo 9
Meath 8 Monaghan 5
Offaly 22 Roscommon 4
Sligo 1 Tipperary 200
Waterford 37 Westmeath 2
Wexford 30 Wicklow 8

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Puirséil: Purcell: an-líonmhar: gach treo, san Oir-dheisceart ach go h-áirithe. Angla-Normannaigh a shocraigh i gCill Chainnigh & Tiobraid Árann. Gaelaíodh ar fad iad agus bhí siad chun tosaigh ag cur i gcoinne choncais an 17 céad. Bhí bun-áit acu ag Lochmagh, lámh le Dúrlas Éile; bhí craobh eile ag Baile Uí Chathláin i gCaonraí, Luimneach. Fréamh: porcel (Fraincis) .i. muicín, banbh. Maireann an sloinne sa bhFrainc, Pourcel, leis an bhfo-bhrí, mí-iompar! Dauzat.
Purcell: Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. Puirséil. From French pourcel, piglet. A notable Anglo-Norman family of Ormonde (Tipperary etc). IF.
Purtill: Quite numerous: Clare-N Kerry, Limerick City. Variant of Purcell, q.v. The name has been associated with Clare. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Percell 2
Purcel 9
Purcell 944
Pursell 2
Purtell 36
Purtil 14
Purtill 16
Purtle 36


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Pearcell
Pearsall
Persall
Piercell
Portall
Puirséal
Puirséil
Purcil
Purcill
Purséil
Purseil
Pursiel
Pursill
Purssell


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