Parishes where Hunt and a second surname are found together


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

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Antrim:3Armagh:5Belfast city:5Carlow:4
Cavan:3Clare:9Cork:17Cork city:3
Derry:1Down:1Dublin:19Dublin city:15
Kilkenny:27Leitrim:18Limerick:32Limerick city:10

Surname Dictionary

Hunt numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and Munster. An English name which may account for many in Ulster and Leinster, but it is generally an anglicisation of Ó Fiaich, Ó Fiacha, Ó Fiachna, Ó Fiachra, because the resemblance to the Irish word fiach, meaning hunt (the chase). See Feheney, Feighery, Fee. MIF.
Ó Féich Fay, Hunt: féach de Fae & Ó Fiaich.
Ó Fiacha Hunt: líonmhar gach aird ach is mí-aistriú ar shloinnte éagsúla é, de ghnáth. Mar shampla: Ó Fiachna, Ó Fiaich. Sé Fiach, ainm pearsanta, is bunús leis na sloinnte seo. Bhí an chlann sa ina gcónaí i bPort Lairge.

Variants in Griffith's
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Hunt: 631

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Feich
O Fiacha

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