Watson:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Wadson 1
Watson 927
Whatson 5
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Watson Very numerous: all areas, particularly E Ulster, Derry. English, "Walter's son". The name is also Scottish and can stand for Mac Bhaididh, otherwise Mac Whattie. SI & SS.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Watson 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 95 Armagh 94
  Belfast city 60 Carlow 10
  Cavan 17 Clare 3
  Cork 13 Cork city 3
  Derry 40 Donegal 42
  Down 187 Dublin 32
  Dublin city 31 Fermanagh 13
  Galway 18 Kerry 2
  Kildare 3 Kilkenny 8
  Laois 31 Leitrim 1
  Limerick 3 Limerick city 6
  Longford 2 Louth 4
  Mayo 9 Meath 13
  Monaghan 12 Offaly 19
  Roscommon 20 Sligo 2
  Tipperary 16 Tyrone 101
  Waterford 3 Westmeath 7
  Wexford 2 Wicklow 5