Swords



Parishes where Swords and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Armagh:1Carlow:2Down:2Dublin:8
Dublin city:1Galway:3Kildare:20Laois:1
Louth:1Mayo:8Meath:2Offaly:15
Sligo:5Tyrone:1Westmeath:11Wexford:4

Surname Dictionary

Ó Suaird Swords: líon beag: Lár na Tíre. Bhain siad le Laois-Uíbh Fhailí sa mheán-aois. Bean díobh, Eithne, máthair-ab i gCill Dara, fuair sí bás i 1016. Fréamh: b'fhéidir, ón ainm Teotanach Siward (bua + tiarna). Tá an sloinne Seward le fáil Sasana i gcónaí. Féach Ó Claimhín. leis. SGB &MIF.
Swords Quite numerous: Midlands, South East etc. MacLysaght says it was used for Ó Claimhín and Ó Suaird, which are both indigenous Midland names. See Clavin. MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Swords: 85

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Suaird
Swoards
Sword
Sworde
Swordes


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