Culligan



Parishes where Culligan 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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Armagh:1Cavan:4Clare:66Cork:1
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:2Laois:1Limerick city:2
Longford:1Louth:3Tyrone:2Westmeath:4

Surname Dictionary

Culligan fairly numerous: mainly Clare-Limerick with some in Louth-Meath. Ir. Ó Cuilleagáin. The name also occurs as Quilligan and is a synonym of Colgan, q.v.MIF.
Ó Cuileagáin Quilligan, Culligan: cuíosach líonmhar: Luimneach-an Clár go sonrach, scata sa Mhí & Lú. Clann a bhí sa Chlár ón 17 céad ar a laghad. Ceapann de Bhulbh gur leagan caolaithe den sloinne Ó Colgan é, q.v.
Quilligan mod.nos: Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Cuileagáin, a variant of Colgan, according to Woulfe. This name and its variant Culligan are associated with Clare. MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
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Culligan: 88
Quilligan: 14

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Collegan
Culigan
Cullagan
Cullegan
Cullegane
Cullighan
Cullogan
O Cuileagain


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