McElroy births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where McElroy and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • McElroy: 2208
  • MacElroy: 2
  • MacIlroy: 3
  • McAlroy: 15
  • Elroy: 1
  • McIllroy: 6
  • McElroe: 2
  • Muckelroy: 1
  • Muckleroy: 7
  • McKelroy: 1
  • McIlroy: 2003
  • McLeroy: 8
  • McEroy: 7
  • McLroy: 5
  • McAroy: 3

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