Leahy



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

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Surname Dictionary

Laghey Very rare: Tyrone. Possibly a variant of Lahy, q.v.
Lahy Very rare: Kilkenny. Ir. Ó Lathaigh, from Ó Laithimh. See Lahiff. This name has become confused with Leahy, which is more numerous. MIF.
Leahy Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster & South East. Ir. Ó Laochdha (heroic). Some confusion with Ó Lathaigh, which appears as Lahiff, q.v.
Ó Laochdha Leahy: an-líonmhar gach treo - sa Mhumhain agus san Oir-dheisceart go sonrach. Bhí an sloinne coitianta i dTiobraid Árann & Corcaigh sa 16 céad agus tá fós. Tá meascadh éigin le Ó Lathaigh, q.v. Brí: cróga, curata. Litriú nua: Ó Laocha.
O Laoithe rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. Variant of Ó Laochdha, Leahy, q.v.

    Maps

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

The surname


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