Lamb


Lamb households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Lamb fairly numerous: E Ulster, South East etc. Ir. Ó Luain. A sept of Oriel but some are no doubt of English origin.
Lambe numerous: S Ulster, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Luain, luan, warrior. Distribution corresponds with ancient sept territory but the English Lambe is probably also present. The name is somewhat better anglicised Loane, q.v.
Ó Luain O'Loan, Loan (Lambe): cuíosach líonmhar: Aontroim-Tír Eoghain-Fear Manach & rl. Bhí clanna in Oirghialla agus sa Déis Bheag, Luimneach. Scaipeadh iad araon agus deineadh Lambe des na Muimhnigh agus cuid des na h-Ultaigh. Brí: luan = gaiscíoch.


Parishes where Lamb and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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