Joy heads of household in 1901 census

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Surname Dictionary

Joy fairly numerous: Limerick-Kerry, Waterfordetc. Ir. Seoigh(e). A name of Breton origin in Munster, it has occurred in very early records. Curiously, Dauzat mentions Joy as Irish immigrants to France in 17 cent. In Connacht, it is a synonym of Joyce. SI & SGG.

DEDs where Joy and a second surname are found together


Variants in 1901, with total occurences

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