Kirby



Parishes where Kirby and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:1Armagh:3Belfast city:3Cork:81
Cork city:1Derry:1Dublin:12Dublin city:6
Fermanagh:1Galway:1Kerry:50Kilkenny:8
Laois:1Limerick:101Limerick city:21Louth:2
Mayo:33Meath:1Monaghan:4Offaly:5
Tipperary:42Waterford:48Westmeath:2Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Kirby numerous: Munster generally. Ir. Ó Ciarmhaic, Ó Ciarba. The latter as spoken in the south, whereas Kerwick retains the original form in Kilkenny. In Connacht the name represents Mac Geirble who originated in Mayo. In Munster they were located in E Limerick whence they were displaced after the Invasion. MIF & SGG.
Mac Geirble Kirby: cuíosach annamh: Connachta. Bhí an chlann sa lonnaithe ag Áth Tí an Mheasaigh, Maigh Eo. Féach Ó Ciarmhaic, leis.
Ó Ciarba Kirby: líonmhar, i dtuaisceart na Mumhan ach go h-áirithe. Is claochlú ar an sloinne Ó Ciarmhaic é. Tá an leagan Kerwick i gCill Chainnigh.

Variants in Griffith's
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Kerby: 40
Kirbey: 2
Kirby: 429

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Curby
Kearby
Keerby
Kerbey
Kerbie
Kerbye
Kirbry
Kirkby
Mac Geirble
O Ciarba
O'Kirby


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