Wolsh


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No Wolsh households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Wolsh households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

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.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Branagh 17
Brannagh 6
Walsh 9843
Walshe 6
Welch 7
Welsh 26


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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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


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