Cheevers heads of household in the 1911 census


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Cheevers Quite numerous: Dublin, Waterford, N Midlands, Ulster, Galway. Ir. Síbhear. Anglo-Normans since 12 cent. From French chèvre, a goat. Also as Chivers. SI.
Chivers fairly rare: E Ulster. See Cheevers.
Síbhear Cheevers: líon beag: an Mhí & scaipthe. Angla-Normannaigh a shocraigh in Loch Garman & sa Mhí aimsir an Ionraidh. Chailleadar a sealúchais sa 17 céad. Fréamh: Fraincis chèvre, gabhar.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Cheevers: 36
Chevers: 2
Chievers: 3

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