Kirby


Kirby households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Kirby numerous: Munster generally. Ir. Ó Ciarmhaic, Ó Ciarba. The latter as spoken in the south, whereas Kerwick retains the original form in Kilkenny. In Connacht the name represents Mac Geirble who originated in Mayo. In Munster they were located in E Limerick whence they were displaced after the Invasion. MIF & SGG.
Mac Geirble Kirby: cuíosach annamh: Connachta. Bhí an chlann sa lonnaithe ag Áth Tí an Mheasaigh, Maigh Eo. Féach Ó Ciarmhaic, leis.
Ó Ciarba Kirby: líonmhar, i dtuaisceart na Mumhan ach go h-áirithe. Is claochlú ar an sloinne Ó Ciarmhaic é. Tá an leagan Kerwick i gCill Chainnigh.
Ó Ciarmhaic Kerwick: líon beag: Cill Chainnigh & rl. Ach galldaíodh "Kirby" iad den chuid is mó. Sa 12 céad bhí Ó Ciarmhaic ina thaoiseach ar Áine (Co. Luimnigh). Féach Ó Ciarba, leis.SGG & IF.

    Maps

  • Kirby in 1659.
  • Kirby births mapped 1864-1913
  • Kirby 1901 census map
  • Kirby 1911 census map
  • Kirby Roman Catholic baptisms

Parishes where Kirby and a second surname are found together

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