McElroy


    Maps

  • McElroy in 1659.

  • McElroy births mapped 1864-1913

  • McElroy 1901 census map

  • McElroy 1911 census map

  • McElroy Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where McElroy and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:38Armagh:45Belfast city:10Cavan:5
Derry:40Donegal:21Down:33Dublin:1
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:80Galway:2Leitrim:4
Longford:1Louth:12Meath:1Monaghan:53
Offaly:2Roscommon:4Sligo:4Tipperary:1
Tyrone:97Westmeath:6Wexford:5

Surname Dictionary

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.
MacElroy numerous: Tyrone-Fermanagh, Armagh-Monaghan-Louth etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Rua, red-haired youth or servant. A sept of Fermanagh, often changed to Gilroy, Kilroy, q.v.
MacIlroy numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim. Ir. Mac Giolla Ruaidh, son of red-haired attendant. The name was widespread in Scotland.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Elroy: 2
McAlroy: 19
McElroy: 466
McIllroy: 5
McIlroy: 314

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Ellroy
M'Elroy
Mac Giolla Ruaidh
MacElroy
MacIlroy
MackEllroy
Mackelroy
Macleroy
McAroy
McElroe
McElroey
McEroy
McErroye
McGilleroy
McIiroy
McIlloy
McIlroill
McKalroy
McKelroy
McKilroy
McLeroy
McLroy
Mhac Giolla Ruaidh
Muckelroy
Muckleroy
Muckluory
Mucleroy


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