McElroy heads of household in 1901 census


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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.

DEDs where McElroy and a second surname are found together

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Counties, DEDs and households


Variants in 1901, with total occurences


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