Twomy



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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Tuama fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See Toomey.
Ó Tuama Twomey, Toomey: líonmhar: Corcaigh-Luimneach thoir-an Clár-Tiobraid Árann & rl. Clann de chuid Dál gCais ach is i gCorcaigh atáid le fáil anois. Luimníoch an fear ba mhó clú díobh - Seán Ó Tuama an Ghrinn (1706-75), duine d'fhilí na Maighe. Beidh cuimhne chaoin ag Gaeil an lae inniu ar Sheán Óg Ó Tuama (1912-80) fear ceoil a dhein éacht ag múineadh na sean-amhrán don aos óg. Bhí ainm pearsanta Tuama nó Tuaim ann sa luath-aois agus is uaidh-sin an sloinne, is dócha. GPN.
Toomey numerous: E Limerick-Clare-Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Tuama, from first name Tuaim (GPN). This name is usually associated with Cork under the form Twomey, q.v.
Tuomey fairly rare: scattered. Ir. Ó Tuama. Variant of Twomey, q.v.
Twomey numerous: Munster, especially Cork. Ir. Ó Tuama, from Tuaim, an early first name. Originally a sept of Clare, they are mainly associated with Cork. IF.

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

The surname

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