McHale



Parishes where McHale 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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Dublin:1Galway:3Laois:1Leitrim:1
Mayo:351Roscommon:4Sligo:11

Surname Dictionary

Haol Hale, Howel: cuíosach líonmhar: Cúige Uladh, Corcaigh. Ón ainm Breatnach Hywel, a bhí ag na Briotánaigh, leis. Bhí siad in Éirinn sa 13 céad agus shocraigh cuid acu i Maigh Eo agus ghlac an sloinne Mac Haol, q.v.
Mac Céile Mac Hale, q.v.
Mac Haol Mac Hale: líonmhar: Connacht & rl. Tháinig muintir Hywel ón mBreatain Bhig sa 13 céad chuir fúthu i dTír Amhlaidh, ach bhí clann dúchasach, Mac Céile, airchinnigh, i gCill Ala sa taobh sa tíre, leis. Bhí na leagain Mac Héil agus Mac Éil ann, freisin.
Mac Héil Mac Hale: líonmhar: Connacht & rl. Féach Mac Haol. Luaifimíd annsa Eoin Mac Héil (1791-1881), Ard-Easpag Thuama: gaiscíoch na Gaeilge sa 19 céad - bhí an sean-chultúr ag dul faoin bhfód agus ní raibh an athbheochan tagtha. Dhein sé cion fir in am an ghátair.
MacHale numerous: Connacht, Donegal etc. Ir. Mac Héil, Mac Haol. MacLysaght mentions Mac Céile, quoting MacFirbis in reference to an ecclesiastical family of Killala (Mayo). Otherwise it derives from the Howells, Welsh people who settled in Mayo after the Invasion. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Hail: 5
Hale: 87
MacHale: 4
McHale: 372

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Haale
Haile
Haol
Mac Ceile
Mac Haol
Mac Heil
Macale
McCale


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