Carey


    Maps

  • Carey in 1659.

  • Carey births mapped 1864-1913

  • Carey 1901 census map

  • Carey 1911 census map

  • Carey Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 2
  • Websites

    Carey
    Galway (archived)

    Carey
    Soloheadbeg, Tipperary



Parishes where Carey and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:32Armagh:11Belfast city:5Carlow:9
Cavan:4Clare:44Cork:159Cork city:18
Derry:5Donegal:31Down:16Dublin:65
Dublin city:29Fermanagh:28Galway:45Kerry:38
Kildare:29Kilkenny:32Laois:31Leitrim:2
Limerick:94Limerick city:14Longford:4Louth:11
Mayo:78Meath:45Monaghan:8Offaly:32
Roscommon:8Sligo:3Tipperary:225Tyrone:4
Waterford:54Westmeath:64Wexford:10Wicklow:20

Surname Dictionary

Carey Very numerous: all provinces. The anglicised form of a number of Irish surnames which also occur as Keary, Kerin(s), Keighery etc. The Ir. Ó Ciardha were chiefs of Carbury, Kildare at the time of the Invasion and were dispersed. Other names quoted by Woulfe include Mac Fhiachra, Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. IF.
MacCarey rare: Belfast area. Probably variant of Mac Carry, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Carey: 1308
Cary: 33
McCarey: 19

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Caery
Cairey
Caray
Carie
Carye
Cearey
Ceary
Ceory
Cerey
Cery
Karey
MacCarey
McCaray
McCary
McCeary


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