Lee


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  • Lee in 1659.

  • Lee births mapped 1864-1913

  • Lee 1901 census map

  • Lee 1911 census map

  • Lee Roman Catholic baptisms new!

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    Lee
    Westmeath



Parishes where Lee and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:20Armagh:20Belfast city:13Carlow:13
Cavan:101Clare:18Cork:111Cork city:19
Derry:23Donegal:18Down:11Dublin:29
Dublin city:14Fermanagh:6Galway:87Kerry:22
Kildare:44Kilkenny:29Laois:8Leitrim:57
Limerick:51Limerick city:13Longford:41Louth:20
Mayo:13Meath:29Monaghan:33Offaly:6
Roscommon:32Sligo:8Tipperary:37Tyrone:28
Waterford:27Westmeath:37Wexford:30Wicklow:16

Surname Dictionary

Lee Very numerous: all areas. The name can be indigenous or English settler. Ir.(1) Ó Laidhigh (Laoi) Connacht. (2) Ó Laoidhigh, Munster. (3) Mac Laoidhigh, Laois. (4) Mac an Leagha, son of the physician, in Ulster. Laoidheach, a first name meaning poetic. The Connacht family were physicians to the O'Flahertys. IF & SGG.
Mac an Leagha Mac Clay, Mac Alea: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Chonaill-Doire-Aontroim-an Dún. Bhí clanna éagsúla ach ba i dtuaisceart Uladh ba mhó iad. Lucht leighis, ar ndóigh.
Mac Laoidhigh Lee: annamh. Bhí siad i Laois, tráth. Féach Mac an Leagha.
MacAlea Quite numerous: Down etc. Ir. Mac an Leagha, "son of the physician". A number of traditional medical families had this name with various anglicisations. SI.
O Laoi rare: Dublin, Cork . Ir.Lang. See Lee.
Ó Laoidhigh Lee: líon beag: Connachta & Mumhain. Lianna oidhreachtúla ag Ó Flaitheartaigh agus cáil an léinn orthu. Bhí Ó Laidhigh i gConnachta, leis. Brí: laoidheach = fileata.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Lee: 1086
McAlee: 5

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac an Leagha
Mac Laoidhigh
MacAlea
McIlea
O Laoi
O Laoidhigh
O'Lee


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