Shaw


Shaw households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Shaw Very numerous: all areas, especially E Ulster and Midlands. Scots Gaelic Sídeach ? (wolf). The Lowland Scots and English name Shaw refers to a "copse, thicket". Both would be represented in Ulster where they came in 17 cent. SI & IF.

The surname


Parishes where Shaw and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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  • McShaw
  • Shawe

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