Walsh


    Maps

  • Walsh in 1659.

  • Walsh births mapped 1864-1913

  • Walsh 1901 census map

  • Walsh 1911 census map

  • Walsh Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 16

Parishes where Walsh 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:78Armagh:40Belfast city:32Carlow:115
Cavan:41Clare:179Cork:1218Cork city:139
Derry:42Donegal:71Down:114Dublin:250
Dublin city:154Fermanagh:33Galway:672Kerry:360
Kildare:190Kilkenny:1420Laois:214Leitrim:48
Limerick:396Limerick city:42Longford:40Louth:66
Mayo:1092Meath:121Monaghan:87Offaly:134
Roscommon:81Sligo:255Tipperary:657Tyrone:27
Waterford:835Westmeath:91Wexford:453Wicklow:59

Surname Dictionary

Branagh Quite numerous: N Down. Ir. Breatnach (a Welsh person). The large Welsh contingent in the Norman invasion were called Breatnaigh by the Irish. Now they are usually Walsh.
Breatnach fairly numerous: throughout the south. Ir.Lang. a Welsh person.
Breatnach Brannagh, Walsh,-e: Tá Brannagh le fáil fós in Ultaibh ach is Walsh atá ar a bhformhór i mBéarla. An téarma ba ghnách ag Gaeil ar na h-Ionrathóirí (a tháinig ón mBreatain Bhig, dar ndó). Tá an sloinne an-líonmhar anois gach aird. IF.
Walshe Very numerous: (4th most common) all areas, especially South East. Ir. Breatnach, Welsh. A name common amongst the Norman invaders, many of whom came from Wales. It was not attached to any particular sept. Also as Welch & Welsh. IF.
Welch Quite numerous: Belfast area, Cork etc. See Walsh.
Welsh fairly numerous: mainly Belfast area. Perhaps a particular immigration from Wales. See Walsh.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Branagh: 17
Brannagh: 6
Walsh: 9848
Walshe: 6
Welch: 7
Welsh: 26

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Bhreathnach
Bhreatnach
Branoch
Breachnach
Breaknocke
Brearnac
Breathnac
Breathnach
Breatnac
Breatnach
Breatnaigh
Brenagh
Brennagh
Wailsh
Wailshe
Walch
Walche
Walish
Wallch
Wallish
Wallsh
Waylshe
Wealch
Wealsh
Weelsh
Wellch
Wellsh
Welshe
Wesh
Wilsh
Wolsh


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