Hughes


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  • Hughes in 1659.

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  • Hughes 1901 census map

  • Hughes 1911 census map

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    The surname

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    Hayes
    West Cork



Parishes where Hughes 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:47Armagh:538Belfast city:112Carlow:46
Cavan:42Clare:4Cork:8Cork city:6
Derry:74Donegal:40Down:136Dublin:78
Dublin city:65Fermanagh:18Galway:114Kildare:55
Kilkenny:49Laois:53Leitrim:4Limerick:4
Limerick city:1Longford:94Louth:111Mayo:255
Meath:107Monaghan:292Offaly:21Roscommon:37
Sligo:13Tipperary:36Tyrone:349Waterford:13
Westmeath:86Wexford:124Wicklow:37

Surname Dictionary

Hayes Very numerous: all areas: Munster and S Leinster especially. Also E Ulster. The Irish is Ó h-Aodha from Aodh, a popular personal name meaning "fire". It applies to some ten septs in different areas and was also an Anglo-Norman name in Wexford. The Irish name has been widely anglicised Hughes in the north; in Cork it appears, more accurately as O'Hea. SI, IF & SGG.
Heyes rare: Down. English or a variant of Hayes, q.v.
Hughes Very numerous: all areas except Munster. Ir. Ó h-Aodha, Mac Aodha, from first name Aodh, meaning "fire". Shared by many families, those in Munster being anglicised Hayes and O'Hea. The name is also a common English one based on the Teutonic first name Hugo which became Hugh. This latter has entirely replaced the native Aodh.
Ó h-Aodha rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Hayes.
Ó h-Aodha O'Hea, Hayes, Hughes: líonmhar gach áird. Galldaithe mar Hayes sa deisceart agus Hughes sa tuaisceart. I gCorcaigh amháin a choiméadadh Ó le O'Hea. Bhí Aodh a chiallaíonn "lasair", ar an h-ainmneacha is coitianta in Éirinn anallód. Tugann de Bhulbh liosta de 13 chlann a ngaibh an sloinne seo leo. IF, SI & SGG.
O'Hea Quite numerous: Cork, Derry etc. Ir. Ó h-Aodha, from first name Aodh (fire). The name is usually anglicised Hughes and Hayes. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Hayes: 2626
Hays: 13
Hughes: 3069
O'Hea: 45

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Aodha
Eues
Haes
Haies
Hais
Haise
Hayse
Heas
Hease
Hewghes
Hewghs
Hews
Heyes
Hues
Hughs
Hughus
Huhes
Huies
Huighes
Huse
O h-Aodha
O'Hase
O'Hay
O'Hey


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