Roe


Roe households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Ruaidh Mac Roe: fíor-annamh: Fear Manach-Muineachán.
MacRoe Very rare: Fermanagh-Monaghan. Ir. ? Mac Ruaidh.
Ó Ruaidh Roe: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre. Ach bhain an sloinne seo oirthear Chorcaí agus Port Lairge, marar deineadh Ormonde díobh go luath.
Roe numerous: all areas, especially Midlands, scattered in Ulster. Ir. Ó Ruaidh (red-haired). A sept of E Cork and Waterford, often changed to Ormonde. The name may also be English, though this is more usual as Rowe. See also Mac Enroe. MIF.
Rowe numerous: all areas, especially Ulster and South East. English in general but with some confusion with Roe, q.v. SI.

    Maps

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

The surname


Parishes where Roe and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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