Evoy


    Maps

  • Evoy in 1659.

  • Evoy births mapped 1864-1913

  • Evoy 1901 census map

  • Evoy 1911 census map

  • Evoy Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

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    McEvoy
    (archived)



Parishes where Evoy 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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Louth:1Waterford:3Wexford:39

Surname Dictionary

Evoy rare: Wexford. Apparently a contraction of MacEvoy, one of the "Septs of Laois" and still numerous in S Leinster. SI.
Mac Aodha Bhuí Mac Evoy: ? líonmhar: C. Uladh & an Oir-Deisceart agus go forleathan. Deir de Bhulbh, ámh, gur sloinne fíor-annamh é. Is cosúil go mbaineann MacEvoy le Mac Fhíodhbhuí, q.v. IF, SI & SGG.
Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe Mac Evoy, Mac Avoy: an-líonmhar gach aird, deisceart Laighean go sonrach. Leagan bunaidh: Mac Fiodhbhadhach (fear coille). Ceann de "Seacht gClann Laoise". In oirthear Uladh, baineann Mac Evoy, Mac Avoy le Mac an Bheatha, cuid mhaith. Litriú nua: Mac Fhíobhuí.
MacAvoy numerous: Down-Armagh etc. Ir. Mac an Bheatha, beatha, life. For which see Mac Veigh. However, it may also be Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe from fiodhbhach, woodsman. See Mac Evoy. SI & SGA.
MacEvoy Very numerous: Midlands,South-East, Down etc. Ir. Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe from fíodhbhadhach, a woodsman. One of the "Seven Septs of Laois". In Ulster it is of different derivation: Mac Bheatha, for which see Mac Veigh. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Evoy: 43
McAvoy: 152
McEvoy: 964

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Avoy
M'Evoy
Mac Aodha Bhui
Mac Fhiodhbhuidhe
MacAvoy
MacEvoy
Mackevoy
McCevoy
McEboy
McIvoy


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