Harvey


Harvey households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Harvey numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. English, from a Breton personal name introduced at the time of the Norman conquest of England. Woulfe also gives it as an anglicisation of the Galway name Ó h-Airmheadhaigh, perhaps from airmed, a measure of grain. Bagenel Harvey (1752-98) was one of the heroes of the Rebellion of 1798. IF & SGG.
Ó h-Airmheadhaigh Harvey: líonmhar tríd an dtír. Baineann an sloinne Gaelach le clann i ndeisceart na Gaillimhe ach is de bhunadh Sasanach an chuid is mó de mhuintir Harvey. Féach Bagnal Harvey, gaiscíoch Éirí Amach '98.

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