Sherwin



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Sherwin households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Dublin 25 Dublin city 6

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Sherwin: Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast, Midlands. Ir. Ó Searbháin, searbh, bitter. They were a sept of Roscommon but most Sherwins seem to be of English origin. The derivation "cut the wind", i.e. a fast runner, is imaginative from this quarter. DOS.
Ó Searbháin: Sherwin, Sharvin: líon beag: Lár na Tíre, an Dún. Bhain siad le Ros Comáin - b'fhéidir go raibh clann eile ins na h-Arda, an Dún. Sloinne Sasanach Sherwin san oirthear, chomh maith. Brí: searbh, géar.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Sherwin 31


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SURNAME
Ó Searbháin


SECOND SURNAME


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