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William households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Cork 2 Limerick city 1
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

MacWilliams: numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Uilliam (Liam). The first name William, Teutonic Willhelm, meaning "will-helmet", was common amongst the Normans. See also Williams. SI.
Quilliam: Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Uiliam. May be of Manx origin.
Williams: Very numerous: all areas. MacLysaght describes it as Welsh, but it is common all over Britain. A Norman first name, adopted from Teutonic Willihelm "resolve-helmet". It has produced many variants. See Mac Williams. Ir. Mac Liam. DBS & DOS.
Williamson: Very numerous: mainly Ulster where they out-number Williams 2-1. Also Dublin, Cork and Midlands. Believed to be mainly of Scottish origin. See Williams.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McWilliam 27
McWilliams 268
Wiliamson 3
William 4
Williams 775
Williamson 507


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M'William
MacWilliams
Quilliam
Wilams
Willames
Willams
Williames
Williamsone
Williamsonn
Willians
Willims
Willimson
Willms
Willms.
Wittiams
Wms
Wylliams


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