Sherwin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Searbháin Sherwin, Sharvin: líon beag: Lár na Tíre, an Dún. Bhain siad le Ros Comáin - b'fhéidir go raibh clann eile ins na h-Arda, an Dún. Sloinne Sasanach Sherwin san oirthear, chomh maith. Brí: searbh, géar.
Sherwin Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast, Midlands. Ir. Ó Searbháin, searbh, bitter. They were a sept of Roscommon but most Sherwins seem to be of English origin. The derivation "cut the wind", i.e. a fast runner, is imaginative from this quarter. DOS.

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