Wolfe



Parishes where Wolfe 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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Armagh:1Clare:7Cork:37Cork city:1
Dublin:2Dublin city:4Galway:2Kerry:4
Kildare:5Kilkenny:1Laois:2Limerick:20
Mayo:5Meath:5Monaghan:1Tipperary:8
Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

de Bhulbh Very rare: scattered. Ir. Lang. See Woulfe.
de Bhulbh (1) Woulfe: líon beag i Luimneach-Ciarraí Thuaidh & an Clár. Thánadar leis an Ionradh A-Normannach agus chuir fúthu i Luimneach & Cill Dara. Sa 19 céad, chuaidh cuid acu go dtí S.A.M. (Illinois & Iowa) mar a bhfuilid faoi bhláth fós. (2) Wolfe: dream eile a tháinig go Corcaigh & Cill Dara níos déanaí. Díobh sa an t-Urr. Charles Wolfe (1791-1825) file. Sloinne atá coitianta ar fud tuaisceart na h-Eorpa.
Ó Mactíre Wolfe: ní fios an bhfuil a leithéid ann anois. Deir de Bhulbh gur bhain siad le Ó Liatháin in oirthear Chorcaí. Tharla Muintir Wolfe in iarthar Chorcaí agus Muintir Woulfe i Mainistir na Corann - dhá chlann a tháinig ón dtaobh amuigh, bheadh sé deacair an chlann dúchasach sa a aimsiú. SGG & IF.
Wolf Very rare: Limerick etc. Variant of Woulfe, q.v.
Wolfe fairly numerous: mainly Cork and Dublin, also E Ulster. Ir. de Bhulbh. A common name in Teutonic countries and of obvious derivation. The usual English and American spelling. See also Woulfe.
Wolff rare: Belfast area and scattered. German version of widespread name.
Woolfe rare: Dublin.
Woulfe fairly numerous: W Limerick-Kerry-Clare, Cork etc. Ir. de Bhulbh. They were Anglo-Normans who settled in Limerick and Kildare; associated with Limerick since 14 cent. See also Nix and Wolfe.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Wolf: 2
Wolfe: 106
Woolfe: 2
Woulfe: 93

Non-Griffith's Variants

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De Bhulb
De Bhulbh
O Mactire
Walfe
Wolff
Wolffe
Wollfe
Wolph
Wooulf
Woulf


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