Lyons



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

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Antrim:28Armagh:17Belfast city:24Carlow:41
Cavan:6Clare:54Cork:258Cork city:62
Derry:18Donegal:67Down:56Dublin:24
Dublin city:30Fermanagh:7Galway:200Kerry:108
Kildare:26Kilkenny:31Laois:28Leitrim:29
Limerick:145Limerick city:9Longford:16Louth:28
Mayo:232Meath:14Monaghan:12Offaly:15
Roscommon:81Sligo:17Tipperary:82Tyrone:29
Waterford:66Westmeath:32Wexford:4Wicklow:20

Surname Dictionary

Leyns rare: scattered. A variant of Lyne, q.v.
Lyons Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and Connacht. Ir. Ó Liatháin (Cork); Ó Laighin (Kerry-Galway). See Leane, Lehane, Lyne. IF & SGG.
Ó Laighin Lyons, Lyne, Leane, Lane: líonmhar. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann - an ceann is suntasaí in iarthar Mumhan mar a bhfuil na leagain Ó Laoghain & Ó Leighin i gcaint na ndaoine. An bhrí: tugann de Bhulbh: laighean = sleá. Féach Ó Liatháin, leis. IF.
Ó Liatháin rare: Dublin, Cork. Ir.Lang. See Lehane.
Ó Liatháin Lehane, Lyons: líonmhar: Cúige Mumhan, Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Ceaptar gur bhain siad le h-Uí Fidhgheinte i Luimneach ach gur aistrigh faoi bhrú an Ionraidh go limistéar taobh thuaidh d'Eochaill ar a dtugtaí Uí Liatháin. Féach Caisleán Uí Liatháin an lae inniu. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann eile ag an nDroim Ard, Sligeach, agus tá Lyons go for-leathan i Maigh Eo agus Gaillimh anois. Seans go mairid faoin mbréag-riocht san. Féach Ó Laighin, leis.

Variants in Griffith's
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Lyons: 1916

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Layons
Leons
Leyns
Leyons
Lians
Lions
Loyns
Lyans
Lyions
Lyns
Lyones
O Laighin
O Liathain


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