Swords



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SWORDS BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Swords 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).

Swords 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 Carlow 2
Down 2 Dublin 8
Dublin city 1 Galway 3
Kildare 20 Laois 1
Louth 1 Mayo 8
Meath 2 Offaly 15
Sligo 5 Tyrone 1
Westmeath 11 Wexford 4

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Swords: Quite numerous: Midlands, South East etc. MacLysaght says it was used for Ó Claimhín and Ó Suaird, which are both indigenous Midland names. See Clavin. MIF.
Ó Suaird: Swords: líon beag: Lár na Tíre. Bhain siad le Laois-Uíbh Fhailí sa mheán-aois. Bean díobh, Eithne, máthair-ab i gCill Dara, fuair sí bás i 1016. Fréamh: b'fhéidir, ón ainm Teotanach Siward (bua + tiarna). Tá an sloinne Seward le fáil Sasana i gcónaí. Féach Ó Claimhín. leis. SGB &MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Swords 85


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Suaird
Sworde
Swordes


SECOND SURNAME


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