Parishes where McCool and a second surname are found together


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

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Antrim:10Armagh:1Belfast city:2Derry:3

Surname Dictionary

Cole numerous: Dublin, Ulster, N Midlands. An English name present in Fermanagh since 17 cent and widespread generally. However, the name also stands for MacCole or MacCool, with Ir. Mac Dhubhghaill and possibly Mac Giolla Chomhghaill. There is some confusion with Coyle, q.v. SI &MIF.
Mac Dhubhghaill Mac Cool (Albain): ar aon dul le Mac Dubhghaill thuas. De réir de Bhulbh, seo an fuaimniú i gcaint na ndaoine.
Mac Giolla Chomhghaill Mac Cool, Mac Cole: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Chonaill- Doire, Tír Eoghain, Liatroim & rl. Bhí an t-ainm Comhghall coitianta - ab mhainistir Bheannchair an duine a b'iomráití díobh. Níl an bhrí soiléir: comh + giall, b'fhéidir.
MacCole Quite numerous: Donegal-Leitrim etc. Variant of Mac Cool, q.v.
MacCoole fairly numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Comhghaill, devotee of St Comhgall, a name associated with the monastery of Bangor. See also Coyle.

Variants in Griffith's
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Coal: 4
Coall: 4
Coel: 3
Cole: 180
Coles: 5
McCoal: 8
McCole: 18
McCool: 93
McCoole: 26

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Dhubhghaill
Mac Giolla Chomhghaill

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