Gunn


Gunn households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Gunne fairly numerous: Fermanagh-Cavan-Monaghan etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Gunna; Mac Giolla Dhuinn. Either "gun gillie" or "brown attendant". A sept of Fermanagh. It is also a Scottish name of Norse origin. Still exists as MacElgunn. SI & SS.
Mac Giolla Dhuinn Mac Elgunn, Gilgunn, Gunn: líon beag: Liatroim, Fear Manach & rl. Tá an sloinne seo an-chosúil le Mac Giolla Gunna, sa chaoi gur deacair iad a aithint ón a chéile. Bhain an ceann thuas le Sligeach. MIF.
Mac Giolla Gunna MacElgunn, Gilgunn, Gunn: cuíosach líonmhar: Fear Manach-Cabhán-Muineachán & rl. Bhí an dream sa i Fear Manach ach is cosúil go bhfuil Mac Giolla Dhuinn, q.v., measctha leo anois. Luaitear an dá shloinne leis an bhfile, Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Gunna (1690-1756).

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