Lynch:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Linchey 7
Linchy 7
Lynch 4362
Lynchy 11
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lynch Very Very numerous: in every part of the country. Ir. Ó Loingsigh, from loingseach, mariner. From a number of distinct septs in E Ulster, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Tipperary. The name also includes Norman de Lench, de Leyn, who became prominent in Galway City where they were the leading "Tribe". IF & SGG.
de Línse Lynch: líonmhar? Dream a tháinig leis an Ionradh agus a chuir fúthu ag Cnoc sa Mhí - is ionann linch agus cnoc. Sa 15 céad aistrigh cuid acu go Cathair na Gaillimhe agus bhí siad chun tosaigh annsin ar feadh na gcéadta blian. Ní foláir go mbaineann cuid de Loingsigh an lae inniu leo-san. IF.
Ó Loingsigh Lynch: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann: (1) Dál Riada; (2) Uaithne (Tiobraid Árann); (3) Breifne; (4) Tuathmhumhain; (5) Corca Laoidhe (Corcaigh); (6) Uí Fiachrach (Sligeach); (7) Uí Loingsigh na Mí. Fréamh : loingeas.Duine de bhunadh Dhálriada, Col. Charles Lynch (1736-1790) ba chúis leis an dtéarma "lynch law" i S.A.M. Baineann an sloinne Lynch leis na h-Angla-Normannaigh, leis: féach de Línse.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Lynch households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Antrim 14 Armagh 27
  Belfast city 20 Carlow 24
  Cavan 516 Clare 261
  Cork 582 Cork city 76
  Derry 94 Donegal 141
  Down 46 Dublin 85
  Dublin city 81 Fermanagh 39
  Galway 201 Kerry 400
  Kildare 48 Kilkenny 61
  Laois 31 Leitrim 56
  Limerick 257 Limerick city 17
  Longford 96 Louth 75
  Mayo 119 Meath 307
  Monaghan 25 Offaly 51
  Roscommon 85 Sligo 36
  Tipperary 101 Tyrone 90
  Waterford 119 Westmeath 134
  Wexford 15 Wicklow 31