Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Barrie rare: Ulster. See Barry.
Barry Very numerous: particularly Munster and S.Leinster. Ir. de Barra. Anglo-Normans who became gaelicised and it is now an essentially Irish name. There is the possibility that some Barrys in Limerick may be Ó Beargha, a sept of Kenry, Co. Limerick. There is the further question of Ó Báire of W.Cork, who were also anglicised Barry. IF & SGG.
De Barra fairly rare: Dublin and scattered. Irish Language: See Barry
Ó Báire Barry: clann a bhain le leithinis Muintir Bháire in iarthar Chorcaí ach meascaithe le Barry anois. Féach Ó Bairr thíos.
Ó Beargha Barry: Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann dar b'ainm Ó Beargha (ar nós sleá) suite in Uíbh Rosa i gCaonraí (Co.Luimnigh) agus gur cosúil gur tugadh "Barry" ortha.


  • Barry in 1659.
  • Barry births mapped 1864-1913
  • Barry 1901 census map
  • Barry 1911 census map
  • Barry Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Barry and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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