Shaw



Parishes where Shaw 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:97Armagh:18Belfast city:69Carlow:6
Cavan:5Clare:3Cork:12Cork city:13
Derry:35Donegal:17Down:216Dublin:32
Dublin city:19Fermanagh:19Galway:5Kerry:2
Kildare:24Kilkenny:7Laois:13Leitrim:9
Limerick:1Limerick city:4Longford:28Louth:5
Mayo:5Meath:13Monaghan:26Offaly:7
Sligo:58Tipperary:17Tyrone:27Waterford:12
Westmeath:19Wexford:8Wicklow:13

Surname Dictionary

Shaw Very numerous: all areas, especially E Ulster and Midlands. Scots Gaelic Sídeach ? (wolf). The Lowland Scots and English name Shaw refers to a "copse, thicket". Both would be represented in Ulster where they came in 17 cent. SI & IF.

Variants in Griffith's
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Shaw: 864

Non-Griffith's Variants

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McShaw
Shawe


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