Blake


Blake households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Blake numerous: all provinces. Ir. de Bláca. Normans, originally Cadell. One of the "tribes" of Galway. It also stands for Ir. Ó Bláthmhaic (Blowick) in Fermanagh and Connacht. The name is based on the epithet "black". IF & SI.
de Bláca Very rare: Dublin etc. Ir. Lang. See Blake.
de Bláca Blake: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír. A-Normannaigh agus ceann de "Treabhanna na Gaillimhe". Bhí siad suite i gCo. na Gaillimhe agus Cill Dara. I bhFear Manach, d'fhéadfadh Blake bheith mar ghalldú ar Ó Bláthmhaic, q.v. Caddell a bhí ar na Blácaigh ar dtús. IF & SI.

The surname


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