de Liath


No de Liath households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No de Liath households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Leo: Quite numerous: Limerick-Tipperary etc. Ir. de Liath (SGG). Anglo-Normans associated with Limerick. MacLysaght explains that it derives from de l'eau (water).
de Liath: Leo: líon beag: Luimneach-Tiobraid Árann. Bhí siad lonnaithe in aice le Cromadh sa 16 céad - Angla-Normannaigh, is cosúil, mar deir Mac Giolla Iasachta go dtagann an sloinne ón bhFraincis de l'eau (uisce). Maireann an sloinne i Sasana, leis, agus seans gur as "leon" (Laidin: leo) annsan é. Ní mór a rá go bhfuil míniú eile ag de Bhulbh: de Leye .i. "ag an móinéar". Agus an ceann is simplí: gaelú ar Grey nó Gray. SI & SGG.


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SURNAME
TOTAL
Leo 39


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SURNAME
de Liath


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