Galliher


Galliher households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Gallagher Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Donegal and adjoining counties. MacLysaght mentions 23 different spellings of the anglicised name! The Irish is Ó Gallchobhair, meaning "lover of foreigners". They were a leading sept of Cineál Conaill and ally of the O'Donnells. The sermons of Bishop James O'Gallagher (1681-1751) are one of the treasures of Irish spirituality. The name has been abbreviated to Gallahue. IF & SGG.
Goligher Quite numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
O'Gallagher Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Gallchobhair, Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.

    Maps

  • Galliher in 1659.
  • Galliher births mapped 1864-1913
  • Galliher 1901 census map
  • Galliher Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Galliher Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname


Parishes where Galliher and a second surname are found together

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