Lane households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Lane numerous: all areas, especially Cork-W Limerick-Kerry. Ir. Ó Laighin, Ó Liatháin. The former associated with Galway, the latter with Cork. In W Limerick and Kerry there is confusion with Lyne and Lyons, q.v. Woulfe says laighean means "spear", whereas Liathán is a diminutive of liath, grey. The English name is rare in Ireland. SGG & IF.


  • Lane in 1659.
  • Lane births mapped 1864-1913
  • Lane 1901 census map
  • Lane 1911 census map
  • Lane Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Lane Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where Lane and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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