McDevitt heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Davitt Quite numerous: Mayo and scattered. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. A variant of MacDevitt; also a branch of the Burkes of Connacht. It is MacDaid in Donegal, the home of this sept.MIF & SGG
Devitt fairly numerous: Clare-Tipperary etc. Mac Daibhéid. This Irish name relates mainly to a sept of Donegal; in the south, Devitt may be of Anglo-Norman origin. MIF.
MacDevitte numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. See Mac Daid.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Davitt: 32
Devett: 2
Devit: 1
Devitt: 84
Divitt: 2
MacDevitt: 1
McDavid: 4
McDavitt: 6
McDeivitte: 1
McDevit: 1
McDevitt: 52
McDevitte: 6
McDivitt: 2

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