Parishes where Shanks and a second surname are found together


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

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Antrim:2Armagh:12Belfast city:13Down:48

Surname Dictionary

Shanks numerous: Belfast area, Down etc. English and Scottish, 17 cent in Ulster. It is of course a nick-name "legs", extra long ones, no doubt. DOS.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Shankes: 19
Shanks: 76

Non-Griffith's Variants

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