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Toomy households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Clare 2 Cork 92
Cork city 1 Dublin 1
Dublin city 1 Kerry 19
Limerick 36 Limerick city 2
Tipperary 11 Waterford 7
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Toomey: numerous: E Limerick-Clare-Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Tuama, from first name Tuaim (GPN). This name is usually associated with Cork under the form Twomey, q.v.
Tuomey: fairly rare: scattered. Ir. Ó Tuama. Variant of Twomey, q.v.
Twomey: numerous: Munster, especially Cork. Ir. Ó Tuama, from Tuaim, an early first name. Originally a sept of Clare, they are mainly associated with Cork. IF.
Ó Tuama: Twomey, Toomey: líonmhar: Corcaigh-Luimneach thoir-an Clár-Tiobraid Árann & rl. Clann de chuid Dál gCais ach is i gCorcaigh atáid le fáil anois. Luimníoch an fear ba mhó clú díobh - Seán Ó Tuama an Ghrinn (1706-75), duine d'fhilí na Maighe. Beidh cuimhne chaoin ag Gaeil an lae inniu ar Sheán Óg Ó Tuama (1912-80) fear ceoil a dhein éacht ag múineadh na sean-amhrán don aos óg. Bhí ainm pearsanta Tuama nó Tuaim ann sa luath-aois agus is uaidh-sin an sloinne, is dócha. GPN.
Ó Tuama: fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See Toomey.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Toomey 186
Toomy 176
Tuomey 39
Tuomy 124
Twomey 117
Twomy 130
Twoomy 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Tuama
Toamy
Tomey
Toombey
Toomea
Toumey
Toumy
Towmey
Towmy
Twoomey


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