Lahy


    Maps

  • Lahy in 1659.

  • Lahy births mapped 1864-1913

  • Lahy 1901 census map

  • Lahy 1911 census map

  • Lahy Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 2

Parishes where Lahy 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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Cavan:19Clare:1Cork:1Down:1
Galway:16Kildare:2Kilkenny:2Leitrim:3
Limerick:7Mayo:2Offaly:1Roscommon:4
Tipperary:106Waterford:22Westmeath:2Wexford:2

Surname Dictionary

Laghey Very rare: Tyrone. Possibly a variant of Lahy, q.v.
Lahy Very rare: Kilkenny. Ir. Ó Lathaigh, from Ó Laithimh. See Lahiff. This name has become confused with Leahy, which is more numerous. MIF.
Leahy Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster & South East. Ir. Ó Laochdha (heroic). Some confusion with Ó Lathaigh, which appears as Lahiff, q.v.
Ó Lathaigh Lahy (Leahy): líon beag? Cill Chainnigh-Tiobraid Árann. Claochlú ar Ó Laithimh, q.v. I mBéarla, bíonn fuaimniú Lahy agus litriú Leahy. Rud aisteach, sa Chlár, deineadh Guthrie díobh, de bhrí, is cosúil, gurab ionann lathach agus "gutter" i mBéarla na h-Éireann. Mar sin, is Ó Flaithimh ba chóir a bheith ar na Guthries sa Chlár.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Laghey: 2
Lahee: 2
Lahey: 16
Lahy: 191
Leahy: 1072

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Lahie
Leahey
Leeahy
Lohey
O Lathaigh
O Leaghy


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