Lyons


Lyons households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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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.

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