McElhill


McElhill households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Mac Giolla Choille rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. Mistakenly anglicised Woods, q.v.
Mac Giolla Choille Mac Elhill: cuíosach annamh: Fear Manach-Tír Eoghain-Tír Chonaill. Tugadh Woods orthu-san go minic agus b'fhéidir gur coill (crainn) atá i gceist ach deir de Bhulbh gur Caileann, (gin. Caille) - chéad lá na bliana - atá ann. Sé sin ainm a tugadh ar dhuine a rugadh an chéad lá Eanair. Féach Mac Giolla Chomhghaill, leis. MIF.
MacElhill fairly rare: Fermanagh-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Choille. Coille is New Year's Day, so the name may refer to a person born on January 1st. SI & SGG.

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