Donell


Donell households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Donnell fairly numerous: Derry, W Tyrone. Usually occurs as O'Donnell, q.v.
Mac Domhnaill Mac Donnell, Mac Donald: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre in Ulaidh ach go h-áirithe. Tháinig dream amháin (Mac Donald) ó Albain mar ghallóglaigh agus shocraigh i nGleannta Aontroma. Bhí clanna eile i bhFear Manach agus i dTuathmhumhain. Ciallaíonn an t-ainm Domhnall "domhan-chumhachtach". IF.
MacDonnell Very numerous: all areas, Ulster generally, Louth-Meath, Mayo etc. Ir. Mac Domhnaill, from first name Domhnall, "world-mighty". One group came from Scotland in 13 cent and became established in the Glens of Antrim; another sept of Thomond (Clare) were connected with the O'Briens. IF.
Ó Domhnaill Quite numerous: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Donnell.
Ó Domhnaill O'Donnell, Daniels: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír: iarthar Uladh, Connachta, tuaisceart na Mumhan go sonrach. Bhí roinnt clanna éagsúla ann - an ceann ba mhó, gan amhras, Clann Dálaigh i dTír Conaill. Bhí cinn eile i gCorca Baiscin (Clár); i nGaillimh, i gCeatharlach agus in Oirghialla. Bhí Clann Dálaigh i gceannas ar Thír Conaill ar feadh ceithre chéad blian gur tháinig deireadh lena réim i dTeitheadh na n-Iarlaí i 1607. IF.
O'Donnell Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Ó Domhnaill, from first name Domhnall, "world-mighty". Three septs: in Clare, Galway and Donegal, the latter being best known for their part in the Resistance in 16 cent. IF & SGG.

    Maps

  • Donell in 1659.
  • Donell births mapped 1864-1913
  • Donell 1901 census map
  • Donell 1911 census map
  • Donell Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


Parishes where Donell and a second surname are found together

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