Kilroy


Kilroy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Gilroy numerous: N Connacht, Donegal, Cavan etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Rua, (rua is red, of hair etc). A sept of Fermanagh, more numerous as MacElroy in Ulster and as Kilroy in Connacht. SI & IF.
Kilroy numerous: Galway-Roscommon-Sligo, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Rua (red-haired servant). See also Gilroy.
Mac Giolla Ruaidh Mac Elroy, Gilroy, Kilroy: líonmhar: iarthar Uladh & tuaisceart Chonnacht & rl. As Baile Mhic Ghiolla Ruaidh, taobh thoir de Loch Éirne, dóibh, is cosúil - bhí siad líonmhar i bhFear Manach agus Liatroim sa 17 céad. Luadh go minic ins na h-Annála iad sa 15 céad. IF & SGG.


Parishes where Kilroy and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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