McGrale households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Grall rare: Meath.
MacGrail fairly rare: Leitrim-Fermanagh etc. Ir. Mag Réill, properly Mac Néill. A galloglass family of Leitrim. SI.
MacGreal fairly numerous: Connacht etc. Ir. Mag Réill, a corruption of Mac Néill. Said to be a galloglass family who settled in N Connacht. SI.
MacGreil Very rare: Dublin. Variant of Mac Greal, q.v.
Mag Réill Mac Greal: cuíosach líonmhar: Connachta. Claochlú ar Mac Néill, q.v. Gallóglaigh a b'ea iad, a shocraigh i Liatroim & Maigh Eo. De bhunadh Albanach, ní foláir.

Variants in Griffith's
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