Heyster households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Hestor Quite numerous: Galway-Roscommon-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó h-Oistir. Woulfe found it in Roscommon and Mayo but could not determine the origin. MacLysaght mentions a possible Anglo-Norman source. SI & SGG.
Ó h-Oistir Hester: líon beag: Gaillimh-Ros Comáin-Maigh Eo. Tá an sloinne Hester i Sasana. Ní fios carbh as don cheann Gaelach.

Parishes where Heyster and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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