Leary heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Leary Quite numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Laoghaire, a personal name meaning, probably, "calf-herd". The "O" prefix has been generally resumed. See O'Leary.
Ó Laoghaire rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Leary.
Ó Laoghaire O'Leary: an-líonmhar, Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Bhí an chlann ina gcónaí ag Inse Geimhleach (Uíbh Laoghaire). Ba liosta le lua an oiread san de mhuintir Uí Laoire a bhain clú agus cáil amach ach cuimhnímís ar an Athair Peadar (1839-1920), duine de mhór-scríbhneóirí na Nua-Ghaeilge. Bhí an t-ainm Laoghaire (lao + aoire) i bhfeidhm in anallód. Litriú nua: Ó Laoire. SGG & IF.
O Laoire fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. Modern version of Ó Laoghaire. See O'Leary.
O'Leary Very numerous: mainly Cork. Ir. Ó Laoghaire (Laoire). From popular first name Laoghaire meaning, perhaps, "calf-herd". A notable sept of W Cork. See Leary.
 

DEDs where Leary and a second surname are found together

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