Leary


    Maps

  • Leary in 1659.

  • Leary births mapped 1864-1913

  • Leary 1901 census map

  • Leary 1911 census map

  • Leary Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 5
  • Full surname history

Parishes where Leary and a second surname are found together

Surname:


All variants of Leary

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

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Belfast city:1Carlow:7Cavan:9Clare:73
Cork:980Cork city:71Down:1Dublin:12
Dublin city:7Fermanagh:5Galway:14Kerry:321
Kildare:20Kilkenny:24Laois:5Limerick:43
Limerick city:4Longford:3Louth:11Mayo:1
Meath:2Monaghan:26Offaly:6Roscommon:4
Tipperary:30Waterford:20Westmeath:10Wexford:218
Wicklow:2

Surname Dictionary

Leary Quite numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Laoghaire, a personal name meaning, probably, "calf-herd". The "O" prefix has been generally resumed. See O'Leary.
Ó Laoghaire rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Leary.
Ó Laoghaire O'Leary: an-líonmhar, Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Bhí an chlann ina gcónaí ag Inse Geimhleach (Uíbh Laoghaire). Ba liosta le lua an oiread san de mhuintir Uí Laoire a bhain clú agus cáil amach ach cuimhnímís ar an Athair Peadar (1839-1920), duine de mhór-scríbhneóirí na Nua-Ghaeilge. Bhí an t-ainm Laoghaire (lao + aoire) i bhfeidhm in anallód. Litriú nua: Ó Laoire. SGG & IF.
O Laoire fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. Modern version of Ó Laoghaire. See O'Leary.
O'Leary Very numerous: mainly Cork. Ir. Ó Laoghaire (Laoire). From popular first name Laoghaire meaning, perhaps, "calf-herd". A notable sept of W Cork. See Leary.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Leary: 1930
Leery: 5
O'Leary: 193

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Laragh
Learry
Leerey
Lerey
O Laoghaire
O Laoire
O Lary
O leary
O' leary
O'Learey
O'Leery


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