McIlhenny households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

MacElhenney rare: Tyrone etc. See Mac Elhinney.
MacElhinney numerous: Donegal-Derry etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Chainnigh, devotee of S Canice. They were a sept of Cineál Eoghain in Ulster and appear as Kilkenny in Connacht.
MacIlhenny Very rare: Belfast area. See Mac Elhinney.
MacIlhinney rare: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Chainnigh, devotee of Cainneach (St Canice). They were a sept of the Cineál Eoghain in Tyrone. More numerous as Mac Elhinney and Kilkenny, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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