Joye households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Joy fairly numerous: Limerick-Kerry, Waterfordetc. Ir. Seoigh(e). A name of Breton origin in Munster, it has occurred in very early records. Curiously, Dauzat mentions Joy as Irish immigrants to France in 17 cent. In Connacht, it is a synonym of Joyce. SI & SGG.


  • Joye in 1659.
  • Joye births mapped 1864-1913
  • Joye 1901 census map
  • Joye 1911 census map
  • Joye Roman Catholic baptisms
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Parishes where Joye and a second surname are found together


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