Pierce


    Maps

  • Pierce in 1659.

  • Pierce births mapped 1864-1913

  • Pierce 1901 census map

  • Pierce 1911 census map

  • Pierce Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 2

Parishes where Pierce and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Belfast city:3Carlow:4Clare:16Cork:7
Cork city:1Derry:1Dublin:8Dublin city:3
Fermanagh:2Galway:6Kerry:54Kildare:3
Kilkenny:4Laois:6Leitrim:1Limerick:4
Limerick city:1Longford:2Mayo:2Meath:1
Offaly:15Roscommon:2Tipperary:13Waterford:3
Westmeath:8Wexford:60Wicklow:23

Surname Dictionary

Mac Piarais Pearse: ar aon dul le Piaras, q.v. Fréamh: an t-ainm Piers (Laidin Petrus) a bhí coitinn i measc na Normannach. Mac le Sasanach dob'ea Pádraig Mac Piarais (1879-1916) file & tírghráthóir. Luann de Bhulbh an leagan Mac Phiarais, leis.
Pearce fairly numerous: Dublin, Belfast etc. Ir. Mac Piarais. English, 13 cent onwards. The name is more usual as Pierce, q.v.
Persse rare: Midlands etc. English, 17 cent. A form of Pearse, q.v.
Piaras Pierce, Pearse: líonmhar ar fud na tíre, go speisialta san Oir-dheisceart & tuaisceart Mumhan, Fear Manach. Tá muintir Pierse i dtuaisceart Chiarraí gaolmhar le Mac Muiris Leic Snámha, craobh des na Gearaltaigh. Féach Mac Piarais, leis.
Pierce numerous: all areas, especially South East, N Munster, Fermanagh. Ir. Mac Piarais. From first name Piers, mediaeval form of Peter. The Kerry Pierces were a branch of the FitzMaurices.
Pyers rare: Down-Armagh etc.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Pearce: 6
Pearse: 12
Peirce: 2
Perrse: 3
Perse: 5
Persse: 64
Pierce: 253
Piers: 2
Pierse: 10
Piesse: 2
Pyers: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Piarais
Pearsce
Peirs
Peirse
Peyrce
Piaras
Piearce
Pyerce
Pyrce


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