O'Connel heads of household in the 1911 census


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Connell numerous: Down, Midlands, Connacht. Ir. Mac Dhomhnaill (Ulster), Mac Conaill. In some instances, MacConnon has been changed to MacConnell. SI.
Ó Conaill Quite numerous: Dublin, Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Connell.
Ó Conaill O'Connell: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, i gCiarraí, Luimneach & Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Clann a bhí suite i Má Gunaithe, Ciarraí, ar dtús ach gur brúadh siar go Uíbh Ráthach iad mar a rabhadar mar chaisealóirí ag an gCarthach Mór.Is sean-ainm pearsanta Conall a chiallaíonn " chomh láidir le mac tíre". Gan amhras gurab é Domhnall Ó Conaill (1775-1847) "An Fuascailteoir", an duine ba mhó díobh. IF & SGG.
O'Connell Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Conaill, from first name Conall, "strong as a wolf". A sept of S Kerry to which belonged Daniel O'Connell. Septs are mentioned as being in Derry and Galway also. IF, GPN.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Conell: 1
Connel: 5
Connell: 732
Connells: 1
Connol: 1
Connoll: 5
Gonnell: 1
O Conaill: 1
O connell: 159
O' connell: 52
O'Conell: 1
O'Connel: 2
O'Connell: 485
O'Connoll: 2

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