Garvey


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  • Garvey in 1659.

  • Garvey births mapped 1864-1913

  • Garvey 1901 census map

  • Garvey 1911 census map

  • Garvey Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
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    Garvey


    Garvey
    Roscommon

    Garvey
    archived

    Garvey




Parishes where Garvey 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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Antrim:1Armagh:45Belfast city:6Carlow:3
Cavan:7Clare:50Cork:7Cork city:2
Donegal:1Down:15Dublin:13Dublin city:4
Fermanagh:1Galway:40Kerry:51Kilkenny:7
Leitrim:8Limerick:28Limerick city:5Longford:6
Louth:25Mayo:106Meath:17Monaghan:9
Offaly:2Roscommon:27Sligo:9Tipperary:8
Tyrone:3Waterford:3Westmeath:3Wexford:4

Surname Dictionary

Garvey numerous: all areas: especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Gairbhith, perhaps "rough peace". A number of families bore this name: (1) in Iveagh (Down); (2) in E Armagh; (3) a branch of Uí Cinnsealaigh in Carlow. It is used for Garvan in Munster and Garvin in Connacht. IF & SGG.
Mac Gairbheith Mac Garvey: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & Sligeach. As Tír Chonaill dóibh.
MacGarvey numerous: Ulster generally, Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Gairbhith, possibly gar+bith, near + existence. Not, apparently, a first name. But see also Garvey.
Ó Gairbheith Garvey: líonmhar tríd an dtír, Connachta & tuaisceart Mumhan go sonrach. Bhí clanna éagsúla:(1) sa Dún, gaolmhar le Mac Aonghuis, (2) in Ó Nialláin, Ard Mhacha, agus (3) i Ráth Bhile, Ceatharlach, dream a bhain le h-Uí Cinnsealaigh. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Garvey: 516
Garvie: 11
Garvy: 8
McGarvey: 199
McGarvie: 4
McGarvy: 4
McGervey: 4
McGirvey: 3

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Garrivea
Garriveah
Garriviegh
Garuey
Garvay
Garve
Garvee
Gorvey
Mac Gairbheith
MacGarvey
MacGarvie
Magarvey
McArvy
McCarvey
McGervy
McGorvey
Megarvey
Megarvy
O Gairbheith


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