Gray



Parishes where Gray 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:119Armagh:98Belfast city:55Carlow:2
Cavan:23Clare:8Cork:2Cork city:6
Derry:55Donegal:10Down:89Dublin:15
Dublin city:12Fermanagh:25Galway:2Kerry:2
Kildare:4Kilkenny:1Laois:20Leitrim:8
Limerick city:1Longford:21Louth:62Mayo:4
Meath:36Monaghan:44Offaly:10Roscommon:19
Sligo:39Tipperary:13Tyrone:36Waterford:5
Westmeath:16Wexford:8Wicklow:4

Surname Dictionary

de Grae Very rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See Grey.
de Grae Gray, Grey: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír: Cúige Uladh go sonrach - de bhunadh Albanach annsan. Tugadh Gray ar Mac Cathail Riabhaigh i gConnachta, uaireannta. Tá an sloinne coitinn i Sasana, leis an mbrí: (1) liath: dath gruaige agus (2) ón áit Graye sa bhFrainc.
Gray Very numerous: Ulster generally, Leinster, Connacht. Ir. de Grae; Mac Cathail Riabhaigh, the latter in Midlands and Connacht. The name is mainly of Scottish origin. Of these, no doubt, Betsy Grey, the heroine of 1798. IF.
Grey fairly numerous: Ulster generally, E Leinster etc. Ir. de Grae. See Gray.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gray: 874
Grey: 135
McGray: 2
McGrey: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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De Grae
Doogrey
Graye
Greay


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