Leech heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Ardclinis: 3
Antrim: Ballymoney: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 1
Antrim: Galgorm: 1
Antrim: Kirkinriola: 1
Antrim: St. George's Ward Belfast: 1
Antrim: Woodvale Ward: 1
Carlow: Cranemore: 1
Carlow: Kiledmona: 2
Cavan: Canningstown: 1
Cavan: Milltown: 1
Clare: Ballynacally: 1
Cork: No. 6 Urban, South Centre: 2
Cork: Saint Mary's: 1
Donegal: Letterkenny Town: 1
Down: Ormeau: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 3
Dublin: Clontarf East: 2
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 2
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Kingstown: 2
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 1
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 2
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 2
Dublin: Stillorgan: 1
Dublin: Tallagh: 1
Dublin: Ushers Quay: 1
Galway: Ahascragh: 1
Galway: Ballynacward: 1
Galway: Ballynagar: 1
Galway: Beagh: 4
Galway: Cahermore: 1
Galway: Gort: 5
Galway: Kinvarra: 2
Galway: Lackalea: 1
Galway: Mount Bellew: 1
Galway: Oughterard: 1
Galway: Pallas: 1
Kerry: Ballynahaglish: 1
Kerry: Castleisland: 1
Kildare: Bert: 1
Kildare: Carbury: 1
Kildare: Cloncurry: 1
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 2
King's Co.: Edenderry: 1
Limerick: Dock Limerick Urban No. 4: 1
Limerick: Limerick Urban No. 2: 1
Londonderry: Somerset: 1
Londonderry: Waterside: 1
Louth: Collon: 1
Louth: Drogheda Town: 2
Louth: Fair Gate, Drogheda Town No. 1: 1
Louth: St. Peter's, Drogheda: 3
Louth: Termonfeckin: 2
Louth: Westgate, Drogheda No. 3.: 3
Mayo: Kilkelly: 1
Meath: Ardnamullan: 2
Meath: Ballyboggan: 3
Meath: Innfield: 2
Meath: Killaconnigan: 3
Meath: Killyon: 1
Meath: Navan Urban: 1
Monaghan: Monaghan Rural: 1
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 1
Queen's Co.: Rathaspick: 1
Roscommon: Ballinasloe Urban: 2
Roscommon: Ballintober: 5
Roscommon: Castlereagh: 1
Roscommon: Castlesampson: 1
Roscommon: Castleteheen: 1
Roscommon: Cloonygormican: 2
Roscommon: Kilcar: 1
Roscommon: Roscommon Urban: 1
Roscommon: Tumna South: 1
Sligo: Sligo West Urban: 2
Tipperary: Burncourt: 1
Tipperary: Roscrea: 1
Westmeath: Athlone Town: 1
Westmeath: Ballykilmore: 1
Westmeath: Killucan: 1
Westmeath: Kinnegad: 2
Westmeath: Riversdale: 2
Wexford: Ballindaggan: 2
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 1
Wexford: Horetown: 1
Wexford: Kilmokea: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Leach fairly rare: Dublin, Cork etc. English, "physician". See Leech. DOS.
Leech numerous: mainly Leinster with Ulster & Connacht. While this is an old English name meaning physician, it is also an anglicisation of Ó Laoghóg, laogh = calf, in western districts. See also Logue. MIF & SGG.
Leetch fairly rare: E Ulster. Scottish version of old English Leech (physician). also Leitch.
Ó Laoghóg Logue, Leech: líonmhar: giorrú ar Ó Maolmhaodhóg in Ultaibh ach tá an bun-shloinne mar Leech i nGaillimh mar a bhfuil siad annamh. I gCill Conaill, Gaillimh, a bhí an chlann sa bunaithe ar dtús. In oirthear na tíre, is sloinne gallda Leech a chiallaíonn lia, dochtúir.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Leach: 11
Leech: 94
Leeche: 1
Leetch: 19

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