Foley


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    Foley
    Breanamore, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon



Parishes where Foley and a second surname are found together

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

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Belfast city:2Carlow:74Cavan:2Clare:72
Cork:529Cork city:52Down:8Dublin:19
Dublin city:30Galway:14Kerry:444Kildare:31
Kilkenny:105Laois:28Leitrim:78Limerick:81
Limerick city:16Longford:3Mayo:22Meath:19
Monaghan:4Offaly:19Roscommon:39Sligo:85
Tipperary:91Tyrone:1Waterford:330Westmeath:2
Wexford:173Wicklow:34

Surname Dictionary

Foley Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster & S E Leinster. Ir. Ó Foghladha (Foghlú), foghlaí, a robber. A Waterford name. The Foleys of Ulster may, as a result of mistrans-lation, be really MacSharrys, q.v. IF.
Fowley Quite numerous: Sligo-Leitrim. Ir. Ó Foghladha (Foghlú). A variant of Foley in Connacht.
Ó Foghladha Foley: an-líonmhar: Cúige Mumhan, deisceart Laighean, Connachta. Clann a thosnaigh i bPort Lairge agus a scaipeadh tríd an Mumhain & rl. Is cosúil go dtagann an sloinne ón bhfocal foghlú .i. creachadh. An litriú nua: Ó Foghlú. IF.

Foley variants in Griffith's
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Foley: 2407
Fowley: 30

Non-Griffith's variants of Foley

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Fauloo
Fauloou
Faulou
Faulue
Foaley
Foaly
Foeley
Foely
Folee
Folie
Foloo
Folou
Foloue
Folue
Foly
Fooley
Fouleu
Fouley
Fouliu
Foullie
Foullow
Fouloe
Fouloo
Foulou
Fouloue
Foulowe
Foulue
Fouluo
Fouly
Fowle
Fowlley
Fowloe
Fowloo
Fowloue
Fowlow
Fowlowe
Fowlue
Fowly
Fuolou
Fuolue
Fuoly
O Fodhludha
O Foghladha
O Fowlow
O Fowlowe
O Fowlue
O Fowly
O'Fogluda
O'Foley


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