Cahill


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  • Cahill in 1659.

  • Cahill births mapped 1864-1913

  • Cahill 1901 census map

  • Cahill 1911 census map

  • Cahill Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



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    Cahill




Parishes where Cahill and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:5Armagh:2Belfast city:3Carlow:28
Cavan:57Clare:88Cork:180Cork city:23
Donegal:7Down:1Dublin:18Dublin city:17
Fermanagh:2Galway:87Kerry:96Kildare:24
Kilkenny:236Laois:61Leitrim:3Limerick:73
Limerick city:8Longford:35Louth:9Mayo:10
Meath:47Monaghan:1Offaly:23Roscommon:15
Sligo:15Tipperary:311Waterford:78Westmeath:37
Wexford:58Wicklow:9

Surname Dictionary

Cahill Very numerous: all provinces but least in Ulster. Ir. Ó Cathail, a very popular personal name in early Ireland (see entry). There were septs in Clare, Tipperary and Kerry. It is one of the earliest surnames on record. IF & SGG.
MacCahill fairly rare: Donegal-Tyrone-Cavan. Ir. Mac Cathail from first name Cathal meaning "strong in battle". May also stand for Mac Cathmhaoil (battle chief).
Ó Cathail Cahill: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: Clanna móra sa Mhumhain agus i gConnachta. Ainm pearsanta is ea Cathal a chiallaíonn "calma sa chath".SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cahill: 1667
McCahill: 80

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Cahal
Cahall
Cahel
Cahell
Cahil
Cahile
Cahille
Cahilll
Cauhill
Chahil
Chahill
Cohel
Cohil
Cohill
Coohel
Coohill
Gahill
Kahill
Macahill
MacCahill
McCahil
McCahili
O Cahell
O Cathail
O'Cahil
O'Cahill


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