Joyce



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

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Antrim:1Armagh:17Belfast city:5Carlow:32
Clare:11Cork:73Cork city:22Derry:2
Donegal:5Down:13Dublin:8Dublin city:4
Fermanagh:4Galway:476Kerry:9Kildare:2
Kilkenny:37Laois:4Limerick:23Limerick city:1
Longford:2Louth:1Mayo:273Offaly:3
Roscommon:5Sligo:1Tipperary:24Tyrone:3
Waterford:13Westmeath:7Wexford:18Wicklow:3

Surname Dictionary

Joyce Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Seoigh(e). A Welshman established the family in Iar-Chonnacht in 13 cent in an area called "Joyces' Country". They also became one of the "Tribes of Galway". The name may originate in the Breton Josse or the Norman Joie. IF & DOS.
Seoighe rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Joyce.
Seoighe Joyce: líonmhar: go forleathan, i gConnachta go sonrach. Tá an leagan Joy sa Mhumhain. Chuir Breatnach faoi i gConamara sa 13 céad agus tháinig "Dúiche Sheoigheach" ann dá bharr. Sloinne A-Normannach de ghnáth ón ainm Joie, ach is cosúil go mbaineann cuid acu leis an ainm Briotánach Josse. Tá Muintir Seoighe iomráiteach i gcursaí cultúrtha agus tá Gaeil faoi chomaoin ag P.W. Joyce (1827-1914) a dhein cur síos luachmhar ar log-ainmneacha na tíre.

Variants in Griffith's
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Joice: 12
Joyce: 1102

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Joass
Joce
Jois
Joyes
Joys
Joyse
Seodaigh
Seodhaigh
Seoigh
Seoighe
Seough


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