Corboy


Corboy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Corboy Quite numerous: Offaly, Laois, Tipperary etc. Ir. Mac Corrbuí, Ó Corrbuí. The latter according to Woulfe, relate to W Cork, but they are no longer evident there.
Ó Corrbuidhe Corboy: líon beag: Uíbh Fhailí-Laois-Tiobraid Árann. D'fhéadfadh Mac Corrbuidhe a bheith ar an ndream sa mar tá Ó Corrbhuidhe luaite le iarthar Chorcaí, áit nach bhfuil aon rian díobh anois. Brí, b'fhéidir, corr (an t-éan) + buí. Scríbhneoir aitheanta is ea Máirtín Ó Corrbhuí, rugadh 1912, i bPailís Chaonraí, Luimneach.

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