Spier



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Spier 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).

Spier 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 1 Cavan 1
Down 1 Dublin city 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Spears: Very rare: scattered. See Speers.
Speers: numerous: Ulster generally. English, 18 cent. May signify "spearman" or "watchman", i.e. "spyer". Also as Speirs and Spiers. SI.
Speirs: fairly rare: E Ulster. See Speers.
Spiers: fairly numerous: Belfast etc. See Speers.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Spear 78
Speare 9
Spears 46
Speer 43
Speers 39
Speir 5
Spier 4
Spiers 28


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Speirs


SECOND SURNAME


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