Powers


Powers households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

de Paor rare: Dublin, Waterford etc. Ir.Lang. See Power.
de Paor Power: an-líonmhar gach treo - san Oir-dheisceart ach go h-áirithe. Angla-Normannaigh go raibh Le Poer orthu agus iad ag teacht san Ionradh Mór. Is ionann san agus Le Povre .i. an Bochtán. Níor fhan siad bocht, ámh; fuair réimsí móra talún i bPort Lairge agus maireann fós ann. An fear is ionráití díobh, is dócha, an Paorach go mbíonn lá eile aige sa tsean-fhocal. Bhí an fear bocht ar tí a chrochta i 1798.
Power Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. de Paor. Anglo-Normans who appeared as Le Poer (the poor man) at the Invasion. They settled in Waterford and still flourish there. IF.

    Maps

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

The surname


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