Leech heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Ardclinis: 1
Antrim: Ballyclug: 1
Antrim: Donegore: 1
Antrim: Newtown Crommelin: 1
Antrim: Portrush Town: 1
Antrim: Shankill: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 1
Antrim: St. George's: 2
Carlow: Killedmond: 2
Cavan: Killinkere: 1
Cork: Cork No. 6 Urban: 1
Cork: Mitchelstown: 1
Down: Killyleagh: 1
Down: Newtownards Urban: 1
Down: Rathfryland: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 4
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Clontarf West, Part of: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 2
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 1
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 3
Dublin: Pembroke East: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 3
Dublin: Rathfarnham: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: South Dock: 2
Dublin: Stillorgan: 1
Galway: Ballymacward: 1
Galway: Ballynagar: 1
Galway: Ballynakill: 1
Galway: Beagh: 2
Galway: Galway West Urban: 1
Galway: Gort: 3
Galway: Kinvarra: 1
Galway: Lackalea: 1
Galway: Mount Bellew: 1
Galway: Oughterard: 1
Galway: Pallas: 1
Kerry: Castleisland: 1
Kildare: Ballysax East: 1
Kildare: Carbury: 1
Kildare: Cloncurry: 1
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 2
King's Co.: Cullenwaine: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Ballykelly: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 2
Londonderry: Somerset: 1
Louth: Carlingford: 1
Louth: Fair Gate: 4
Louth: Fair Gate (Part of): 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 4
Louth: St. Peter's (part of): 2
Louth: St. Peters (part of): 4
Louth: Termonfeckin: 2
Louth: West Gate: 1
Mayo: Claremorris: 1
Mayo: Sonnagh: 1
Meath: Ardnamullan: 1
Meath: Ballyboggan: 4
Meath: Hill of Down: 1
Meath: Innfield: 1
Meath: Navan Urban: 1
Meath: Rathmore: 3
Monaghan: St. Tierney: 1
Queen's Co.: Rathaspick: 1
Queen's Co.: Rosenallis: 1
Roscommon: Ballinasloe Urban: 1
Roscommon: Ballintober: 3
Roscommon: Castlereagh: 1
Roscommon: Castleteehan: 2
Roscommon: Cloonygormican: 2
Roscommon: Dunamon: 1
Roscommon: Tumna South: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 1
Tipperary: Kilnarath: 1
Westmeath: Ballykilmore: 1
Westmeath: Derrymore: 1
Westmeath: Killucan: 1
Westmeath: Kinnegad: 2
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 3
Westmeath: Riverdale: 2
Wexford: Ballindaggan: 2
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 1
Wexford: Horetown: 1
Wexford: Killoughrum: 1
Wicklow: Arklow Urban No. 1: 1
Wicklow: Kilmacanoge: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog 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 1911, with total occurences

Leach: 10
Leech: 93
Leeche: 1
Leetch: 17

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