McGarvey households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Garvey numerous: all areas: especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Gairbhith, perhaps "rough peace". A number of families bore this name: (1) in Iveagh (Down); (2) in E Armagh; (3) a branch of Uí Cinnsealaigh in Carlow. It is used for Garvan in Munster and Garvin in Connacht. IF & SGG.
Mac Gairbheith Mac Garvey: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & Sligeach. As Tír Chonaill dóibh.
MacGarvey numerous: Ulster generally, Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Gairbhith, possibly gar+bith, near + existence. Not, apparently, a first name. But see also Garvey.

The surname

Parishes where McGarvey and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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