Bolger households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Bolger numerous: Dublin & South East. Ir. Ó Bolguidhir (yellow belly!). A medical family of South Leinster. They are rare in other parts.MIF & SGG.
Bulger rare: Dublin. See Bolger.
Ó Bolghuidhir Bolger: líonmhar: oir-dheisceart Laighean & Áth Cliath. B'fhéidir ó leas-ainm "bolg odhar". Clann lianna i Laighnibh a b'ea iad. SGG.


  • Bolger in 1659.
  • Bolger births mapped 1864-1913
  • Bolger 1901 census map
  • Bolger 1911 census map
  • Bolger Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Bolger Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where Bolger and a second surname are found together


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