Sheehy



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Sheehy 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Armagh 1 Belfast city 1
Carlow 1 Clare 16
Cork 79 Cork city 7
Down 2 Dublin city 1
Galway 1 Kerry 146
Kilkenny 25 Laois 1
Limerick 164 Limerick city 18
Offaly 2 Tipperary 45
Waterford 7 Westmeath 1
Wexford 3    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Síthigh: Very rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See Sheehy.
Mac Síthigh: Sheehy: líonmhar: gach treo - sa Mhumhain ach go h-áirithe. Gallóglaigh ó Albain, gaolmhar le Mac Domhnaill, a tháinig go h-Éirinn ón 14 céad ar aghaidh. Bhí siad in Ulaidh ar dtús ach bhog siad ó dheas i 1420 le bheith i seirbhís Iarla Dheasmhumhan i Luimneach agus d'fhan ann. Maidir leis an mbrí: féach Ó Síodhacháin -dream míleata a b'ea na Síthigh agus is ar éigin a oireann "síochánta" dóibh. Ar nós a lán, chruthaigh siad go maith mar shaighdiúirí ar an Mór-Roinn sa 18 céad. SGG & IF.
Sheehy: numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Mac Síthigh (possibly sídeach, wolf). See Sheehan. Originally galloglasses from Scotland, they settled in Limerick in 16 cent, though they are still found in Tyrone. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McSheehy 3
Sheahy 13
Sheehy 521


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Síthigh
Sheaghy
Sheehe
Sheehee
Sheehey
Shehy
Shihy


SECOND SURNAME


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