Greevy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Greavy Very rare: See Greevy.
Greevy rare: Mayo. Ir. Mac Riabhaigh, riabhach = striped. See MacGreevy.
MacGravey Very rare: Antrim. Probably variant of Mac Greevy, q.v.
MacGreavy Very rare: Down. Variant of Mac Greevey, q.v.
MacGreevy numerous: chiefly Down, Roscommon-Leitrim etc. Ir. Mag Riabhaigh. Riabhach means brindled, striped and must have been a first name. They were a sept of N Connacht. The presence in Down may be from another group. MIF.
Mag Riabhaigh Mac Greevy: líonmhar: an Dún, Ros Comáin-Liatroim. Clann le Connachta thuaidh - dream difriúil atá sa Dún, is cosúil. Féach Riabhach & Mac Giolla Riabhaigh.

Variants in Griffith's
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