Re: The O'Buadhaigh Question
- --- In email@example.com, "bowe_f" <bowe_f@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mhbowes11" <mhbowes@>
> > I found the source I'd used! here's my entry in the surname
> origins doc:
> > FROM http://www.goireland.com/genealogy/scripts/Family.asp?
> > FamilyID=432&submit=Check+Your+Name
> > "Bogue and Bowe are anglicized forms of the Gaelic Ó Buadhaigh,
> probably derived from the
> > adjective buadhach, victorious. Bogue is usual in Co. Cork and
> Bowe in the midland counties.
> > The sept was located in the Corca Laoidhe country (south-west
> Cork). ..."
> > [NOTE: goireland.com does not state the source for their
> With the occurrence ofBowe-
> > other Buadhachs in early texts, how do we know Gaelic origin
> s anglicized *this*Bowe-
> > Buadhaigh? , Surnames of Ireland, Dublin, 1985 simply states
> s is a synonym of Bogue.share
> > Bogue is tied to *the* Ó Buadhaigh, but it's really not clear or
> evidence-based whether
> > synonym was intended to mean "identical" as opposed to "they
> the same meaning." IfIf
> > the former, they may both have origins as this son of Malodar.
> the latter, Gaelic Bowe-ssimply
> > could derive from other Buadachs in the ancient texts, all
> meaning 'victorious.".]about
> > We really must try to locate MacLysaght, Edward and ask him
> it. Any volunteers while Idate
> > continue working up this website? Or is 1985 the publication
> of an older text for which
> > the author is deceased?