Devit households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Davitt Quite numerous: Mayo and scattered. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. A variant of MacDevitt; also a branch of the Burkes of Connacht. It is MacDaid in Donegal, the home of this sept.MIF & SGG
Devitt fairly numerous: Clare-Tipperary etc. Mac Daibhéid. This Irish name relates mainly to a sept of Donegal; in the south, Devitt may be of Anglo-Norman origin. MIF.
MacDevitte numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. See Mac Daid.


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The surname

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