Cheevers households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Cheevers Quite numerous: Dublin, Waterford, N Midlands, Ulster, Galway. Ir. Síbhear. Anglo-Normans since 12 cent. From French chèvre, a goat. Also as Chivers. SI.
Chivers fairly rare: E Ulster. See Cheevers.
Síbhear Cheevers: líon beag: an Mhí & scaipthe. Angla-Normannaigh a shocraigh in Loch Garman & sa Mhí aimsir an Ionraidh. Chailleadar a sealúchais sa 17 céad. Fréamh: Fraincis chèvre, gabhar.


  • Cheevers in 1659.
  • Cheevers births mapped 1864-1913
  • Cheevers 1901 census map
  • Cheevers 1911 census map
  • Cheevers Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Cheevers and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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