Gleeson


    Maps

  • Gleeson in 1659.

  • Gleeson births mapped 1864-1913

  • Gleeson 1901 census map

  • Gleeson 1911 census map

  • Gleeson Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
  • Websites

    Gleeson
    Gowran, Kilkenny/Australia



Parishes where Gleeson 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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Carlow:1Cavan:3Clare:69Cork:87
Cork city:4Derry:1Down:2Dublin:2
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:3Galway:34Kerry:22
Kildare:3Kilkenny:30Laois:29Limerick:149
Limerick city:15Mayo:6Monaghan:3Offaly:34
Roscommon:2Tipperary:754Waterford:43Westmeath:1
Wexford:5Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Gleeson Very numerous: Tipperary-E limerick-E Clare. Ir. Ó Gliasáin. Woulfe considers the correct name was Ó Glasáin (glas, grey). They were a sept on the E shore of L Derg, Tipperary, whence they were dispossessed in the Cromwellian settlement. IF.
Ó Glasáin an leagan bunaidh d'Ó Gliasáin, q.v.
Ó Gliasáin Gleeson: an-líonmhar: Tiobraid Árann, oirthear Luimnigh, oirthear an Chláir. Freagraíonn an dáileadh sa le stair na clainne; dob'é Ara, taobh thoir de Loch Deirgeirt, a ndúiche shinseartha - bíodh nach den Dál gCais iad. Chailleadar a dtailte faoi choncas Chromail. Ó Glasáin an leagan bunaidh, ón ainm Glas nó an aidiacht datha. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gleason: 2
Gleeson: 1304
Glesson: 8
Glissane: 19

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gleasan
Gleesan
Gleesane
Gleeshan
Gleesin
Gleesson
Gleison
Glesane
Glesin
Gleson
Glessane
Glisan
Glisane
Glison
Glissan
Glissen
Glysane
Glyson
O Glasain
O Gleasane
O Gliasain
O Glissane


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