Downes 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

Downes numerous: Clare, Limerick and general. Ir. Ó Dubháin, dim. of dubh, black. Many synonyms: Dwan(e), Devane, Duane. Since duán also means kidney, this name has been transposed to Kidney in Cork. However, in E Ulster and Dublin, the name may be of English origin.MIF & SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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