Williams


    Maps

  • Williams in 1659.

  • Williams births mapped 1864-1913

  • Williams 1901 census map

  • Williams 1911 census map

  • Williams Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
  • Websites

    Williamson
    Leitrim/ Australia



Parishes where Williams 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:8Armagh:4Belfast city:10Carlow:16
Cavan:16Clare:18Cork:61Cork city:16
Derry:15Donegal:6Down:15Dublin:61
Dublin city:50Fermanagh:3Galway:9Kerry:34
Kildare:14Kilkenny:29Laois:7Leitrim:4
Limerick:27Limerick city:1Longford:10Louth:7
Mayo:15Meath:22Monaghan:2Offaly:39
Roscommon:4Sligo:28Tipperary:73Tyrone:12
Waterford:18Westmeath:8Wexford:56Wicklow:57

Surname Dictionary

MacWilliams numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Uilliam (Liam). The first name William, Teutonic Willhelm, meaning "will-helmet", was common amongst the Normans. See also Williams. SI.
Quilliam Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Uiliam. May be of Manx origin.
Williams Very numerous: all areas. MacLysaght describes it as Welsh, but it is common all over Britain. A Norman first name, adopted from Teutonic Willihelm "resolve-helmet". It has produced many variants. See Mac Williams. Ir. Mac Liam. DBS & DOS.
Williamson Very numerous: mainly Ulster where they out-number Williams 2-1. Also Dublin, Cork and Midlands. Believed to be mainly of Scottish origin. See Williams.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McWilliam: 27
McWilliams: 268
Wiliamson: 3
William: 4
Williams: 775
Williamson: 507

Non-Griffith's Variants

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M'William
MacWilliams
McCuliams
McQuilliams
McWm
McWm.
Quilliam
Wilams
Wiliams
Willames
Willams
Willamson
Williames
Williamsone
Williamsonn
Willians
Willims
Willimson
Willms
Willms.
Wittiams
Wms
Wylliams


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