Toomy heads of household in the 1911 census


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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.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

O Tuama: 1
Tomey: 2
Toomay: 1
Toomey: 86
Toomy: 2
Towmey: 2
Tuomey: 7
Tuomy: 1
Twomey: 205
Twomy: 1
Twoomey: 2

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