Carey heads of household in 1901 census

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Surname Dictionary

Carey Very numerous: all provinces. The anglicised form of a number of Irish surnames which also occur as Keary, Kerin(s), Keighery etc. The Ir. Ó Ciardha were chiefs of Carbury, Kildare at the time of the Invasion and were dispersed. Other names quoted by Woulfe include Mac Fhiachra, Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. IF.
MacCarey rare: Belfast area. Probably variant of Mac Carry, q.v.

DEDs where Carey and a second surname are found together


Counties, DEDs and households

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

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