Hoey



Parishes where Hoey and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:34Armagh:20Belfast city:5Carlow:5
Cavan:5Clare:2Cork:2Derry:2
Donegal:1Down:7Dublin:30Dublin city:24
Fermanagh:28Galway:1Kildare:17Laois:3
Leitrim:4Longford:2Louth:139Mayo:1
Meath:38Monaghan:33Offaly:7Roscommon:4
Sligo:13Tipperary:2Tyrone:18Westmeath:2
Wicklow:6

Surname Dictionary

Hoey numerous: Ulster, N Leinster, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó h-Eochaidh, from first name Eochaidh, horseman. Were kings of E Ulster in 12 cent, also a sept of Meath. This name occurs as Keogh, Haughey and Hough. MacLysacht remarks that some Hoeys in Ulster are of planter stock, these are more properly Huey, q.v. IF, SI & SGG.
Huey Quite numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Ó h-Eochaidh. See Hoey. MacLysacht points out that this is also a settler name derived from Hugh, so could be of Scottish or English origin. SI.
O h-Eochaidh Hoey, Haughey: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & rl. Clann a bhí ina ríthe ar Ulaidh go dtí an 12 céad. Féach Ó h-Eachaidh, leis. IF &MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Hewey: 3
Hoey: 455
Huey: 38
Hughey: 20

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Hoay
Hoei
Hughie
O h-Eochaidh


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