McCoy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

MacCoy numerous: all areas, especially E Ulster, W Limerick, Louth. Ir. Mac Aodha, from first name Aodh, fire. They were Scots galloglasses in Ulster and the W Limerick branch came from Ulster 16 cent. Synonyms: Mac Kay, Mac Kee, Mac Hugh.

Variants in Griffith's
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