Purcell



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

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Surname Dictionary

Puirséil Purcell: an-líonmhar: gach treo, san Oir-dheisceart ach go h-áirithe. Angla-Normannaigh a shocraigh i gCill Chainnigh & Tiobraid Árann. Gaelaíodh ar fad iad agus bhí siad chun tosaigh ag cur i gcoinne choncais an 17 céad. Bhí bun-áit acu ag Lochmagh, lámh le Dúrlas Éile; bhí craobh eile ag Baile Uí Chathláin i gCaonraí, Luimneach. Fréamh: porcel (Fraincis) .i. muicín, banbh. Maireann an sloinne sa bhFrainc, Pourcel, leis an bhfo-bhrí, mí-iompar! Dauzat.
Purcell Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. Puirséil. From French pourcel, piglet. A notable Anglo-Norman family of Ormonde (Tipperary etc). IF.
Purtill Quite numerous: Clare-N Kerry, Limerick City. Variant of Purcell, q.v. The name has been associated with Clare. MIF.

    Maps

  • Purcell in 1659.
  • Purcell births mapped 1864-1913
  • Purcell 1901 census map
  • Purcell 1911 census map
  • Purcell Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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