Parishes where Herst and a second surname are found together


Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Hearst rare: Belfast area etc. English locative name, "wooded hill", usually Hurst.
Hirst rare: Belfast, Dublin. English toponymic. More usual as Hurst.
Hurst fairly numerous: Fermanagh-Tyrone etc. Ir. de Horsaigh (SI); Ó h-Órsaigh (ASG). The name is common in England, meaning "wooded hill". DBS.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Herst: 4
Hirst: 2
Hurst: 122

Non-Griffith's Variants

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