Duffy heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Duffy Very numerous: Leinster, Ulster, Connacht - it takes the form Duhig in Munster and Dooey in Ulster. Ir. Ó Dubhthaigh, mod. Dufaigh. Perhaps dubhach = gloomy. IF & SGG.
Ó Dubhthaigh rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Duffy.
Ó Dubhthaigh O'Duffy, Duhig &rl: an-líonmhar: Connachta, Ulaidh, Laighin. Tugtar Duhig orthu sa Mhumhain agus Dooey in Ultaibh. Bhí clanna tábhachtacha i dTír Chonaill (mar a rabhadar ina n-airchinnigh ar feadh ocht gcéad blian), i Ros Comáin agus i Muineachán. Bhí an t-ainm Dubhthach (fear dubh) coitinn anallód. Litriú nua: Ó Dufaigh. IF.
O'Duffy Quite numerous: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Dubhthaigh (the dark one). See Duffy.

Counties, DEDs and households


Variants in 1901, with total occurences


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