Macssy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

MacAssey rare: Dublin, Carlow etc. Ir. Mac Cathasaigh, "vigilant in war", This rare name was associated with Monaghan. It has become Casey or O'Casey.
Mackessy Quite numerous: Limerick-Kerry-Cork etc. Ó Macasa, from first name Maghnas. A sept of W Limerick, dispersed at the Invasion by the FitzGeralds. SGG.
Ó Macasa Mackessy: líon beag: Luimneach-Ciarraí-Corcaigh. Clann de chuid Uí Fidhgheinte a bhí i gceannas ar Chorca Oiche in iarthar Luimnigh ach chuir na Gearaltaigh an ruaig orthu aimsir an Ionraidh. Mar sin féin, táid timpeall na dúiche seo fós.


  • Macssy in 1659.

Parishes where Macssy and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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