Coll households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Col Coll: fíor-annamh: Cill Mocheallóg, Luimneach. Lochlannaigh, b'fhéidir. I gCúige Uladh tá baint aige le Mac Colla.MIF.
Coll fairly numerous: Derry, Donegal, Belfast etc. Ir. Col. This is an English name in the south where it occurs in Limerick 14 cent. However, in Ulster, it is Mac Colla. SI &MIF.
Cull Quite numerous: Down, Leitrim etc. Possibly relates to: (1) MacCullough, Ir. Mac Con Uladh, and (2) Scottish MacCulloch. An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge gives Mac Colla which generally refers to Coll, a galloglass family of Donegal and this must account for most of the Culls in Ulster. MIF.
Mac Colla Coll: cuíosach líonmhar: Ulaidh. Clann ghallóglach i dTír Conaill. Féach Mac Cú Uladh nó Mac Con Uladh.MIF.
MacColl rare: Belfast area: Variant of Mac Call, q.v. Not to be confused with Ir. Mac Colla which relates to a galloglass family of Donegal now appearing as Coll. SI &MIF.

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