Roche


    Maps

  • Roche in 1659.

  • Roche births mapped 1864-1913

  • Roche 1901 census map

  • Roche 1911 census map

  • Roche Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 2
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    Roche
    (archived)

    Roche


    Roche


    Roche
    Macroom, Co. Cork



Parishes where Roche 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:7Carlow:39Cavan:6Clare:64
Cork:584Cork city:44Donegal:1Down:3
Dublin:20Dublin city:29Galway:100Kerry:95
Kildare:19Kilkenny:93Laois:9Leitrim:7
Limerick:160Limerick city:11Louth:10Mayo:74
Meath:16Monaghan:5Offaly:8Roscommon:19
Sligo:4Tipperary:83Tyrone:1Waterford:110
Westmeath:8Wexford:439Wicklow:45

Surname Dictionary

De Roiste rare: South East. Ir.Lang. See Roche.
Roache fairly rare: Mayo etc. Ir. de Róiste. See Roche.
Roche Very numerous: Munster and South East etc. Ir. de Róiste, from French roche, a rock. Normans who became established in Wexford and Munster after the Invasion. The area round Fermoy was known as Críoch Róisteach (Roches' Country). IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Roach: 65
Roache: 76
Roch: 2
Roche: 2115

Non-Griffith's Variants

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De Roiste
Rooche


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