Williams



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WILLIAMS BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913


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Williams 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).

Williams 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 8 Armagh 4
Belfast city 10 Carlow 16
Cavan 16 Clare 18
Cork 61 Cork city 16
Derry 15 Donegal 6
Down 15 Dublin 61
Dublin city 50 Fermanagh 3
Galway 9 Kerry 34
Kildare 14 Kilkenny 29
Laois 7 Leitrim 4
Limerick 27 Limerick city 1
Longford 10 Louth 7
Mayo 15 Meath 22
Monaghan 2 Offaly 39
Roscommon 4 Sligo 28
Tipperary 73 Tyrone 12
Waterford 18 Westmeath 8
Wexford 56 Wicklow 57

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


SECOND SURNAME


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