Leahy births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Laghey Very rare: Tyrone. Possibly a variant of Lahy, q.v.
Lahy Very rare: Kilkenny. Ir. Ó Lathaigh, from Ó Laithimh. See Lahiff. This name has become confused with Leahy, which is more numerous. MIF.
Leahy Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster & South East. Ir. Ó Laochdha (heroic). Some confusion with Ó Lathaigh, which appears as Lahiff, q.v.
Ó Laochdha Leahy: an-líonmhar gach treo - sa Mhumhain agus san Oir-dheisceart go sonrach. Bhí an sloinne coitianta i dTiobraid Árann & Corcaigh sa 16 céad agus tá fós. Tá meascadh éigin le Ó Lathaigh, q.v. Brí: cróga, curata. Litriú nua: Ó Laocha.
O Laoithe rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. Variant of Ó Laochdha, Leahy, q.v.
 

Districts where Leahy and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Leahy: 5194
  • Lahey: 191
  • Lahy: 293
  • Lehy: 8
  • Leehy: 165
  • Laghey: 3
  • Lahee: 1
  • Leahey: 114
  • Lahie: 1
  • Lohey: 3
  • Leeahy: 2

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