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Limerick Surnames

In a Top 100 league table of Surnames of 19th Century Limerick:  The top three were Ryan, O’Brien, and Fitzgerald.

Sheehan came in 14th with 321 households !

Source:  Compiled for article ‘The Surnames of County Limerick’ by Chris O’Mahony in Irish Roots, 1998, No. 4. Based on the Index to Griffith’s Primary Valuation for Limerick 1850 to 1852.