Roe


    Maps

  • Roe in 1659.

  • Roe births mapped 1864-1913

  • Roe 1901 census map

  • Roe 1911 census map

  • Roe Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 1

Parishes where Roe 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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Antrim:2Armagh:4Belfast city:2Carlow:2
Cavan:12Clare:1Cork:3Cork city:2
Derry:9Down:2Dublin:26Dublin city:18
Fermanagh:7Galway:7Kildare:7Kilkenny:17
Laois:75Limerick:1Longford:1Louth:17
Mayo:10Meath:19Monaghan:8Offaly:15
Roscommon:3Tipperary:20Tyrone:4Waterford:8
Westmeath:5Wexford:48Wicklow:7

Surname Dictionary

Mac Ruaidh Mac Roe: fíor-annamh: Fear Manach-Muineachán.
MacRoe Very rare: Fermanagh-Monaghan. Ir. ? Mac Ruaidh.
Ó Ruaidh Roe: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre. Ach bhain an sloinne seo oirthear Chorcaí agus Port Lairge, marar deineadh Ormonde díobh go luath.
Roe numerous: all areas, especially Midlands, scattered in Ulster. Ir. Ó Ruaidh (red-haired). A sept of E Cork and Waterford, often changed to Ormonde. The name may also be English, though this is more usual as Rowe. See also Mac Enroe. MIF.
Rowe numerous: all areas, especially Ulster and South East. English in general but with some confusion with Roe, q.v. SI.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McRoe: 2
McRowe: 4
Roe: 362
Rowe: 119

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Ruaidh
MacRoe
McArau
McAraw
McCrow
Mccrowe
O Ruaidh
Wroe


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