Walsh


Click for larger image



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



FAMILY HISTORY PUBLICATIONS



1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Walsh households in mid-19th century Ireland

Hold the cursor over the marker on the map to see the number of households in each parish.
See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

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


Click on a county name for a parish breakdown of the number of households,
and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 78 Armagh 40
Belfast city 32 Carlow 115
Cavan 41 Clare 179
Cork 1218 Cork city 139
Derry 42 Donegal 71
Down 114 Dublin 250
Dublin city 154 Fermanagh 33
Galway 672 Kerry 360
Kildare 190 Kilkenny 1420
Laois 214 Leitrim 48
Limerick 396 Limerick city 42
Longford 40 Louth 66
Mayo 1092 Meath 121
Monaghan 87 Offaly 134
Roscommon 81 Sligo 255
Tipperary 657 Tyrone 27
Waterford 835 Westmeath 91
Wexford 453 Wicklow 59

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Branagh: Quite numerous: N Down. Ir. Breatnach (a Welsh person). The large Welsh contingent in the Norman invasion were called Breatnaigh by the Irish. Now they are usually Walsh.
Breatnach: fairly numerous: throughout the south. Ir.Lang. a Welsh person.
Breatnach: Brannagh, Walsh,-e: Tá Brannagh le fáil fós in Ultaibh ach is Walsh atá ar a bhformhór i mBéarla. An téarma ba ghnách ag Gaeil ar na h-Ionrathóirí (a tháinig ón mBreatain Bhig, dar ndó). Tá an sloinne an-líonmhar anois gach aird. IF.
Walshe: Very numerous: (4th most common) all areas, especially South East. Ir. Breatnach, Welsh. A name common amongst the Norman invaders, many of whom came from Wales. It was not attached to any particular sept. Also as Welch & Welsh. IF.
Welch: Quite numerous: Belfast area, Cork etc. See Walsh.
Welsh: fairly numerous: mainly Belfast area. Perhaps a particular immigration from Wales. See Walsh.


Variants and total numbers.
Click to see county numbers.
SURNAME
TOTAL
Branagh 17
Brannagh 6
Walsh 9848
Walshe 6
Welch 7
Welsh 26


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
- Click here for all sources.
- Click on a name for its sources.
SURNAME
Bhreathnach
Bhreatnach
Breachnach
Breaknocke
Brearnac
Breathnac
Breathnach
Breatnac
Breatnach
Breatnaigh
Wailsh
Wailshe
Walch
Walish
Wallch
Wallish
Wallsh
Waylshe
Wealch
Weelsh
Wellch
Wellsh
Welshe
Wolsh


SECOND SURNAME


Enter another name above to see counties where households of this second surname and Walsh households were both found.