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Bell households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Bell households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Antrim 291 Armagh 93
Belfast city 99 Carlow 1
Cavan 54 Cork 10
Cork city 4 Derry 58
Donegal 39 Down 332
Dublin 20 Dublin city 27
Fermanagh 47 Galway 14
Kerry 5 Kildare 6
Kilkenny 2 Laois 17
Leitrim 5 Limerick 1
Longford 4 Louth 11
Mayo 14 Meath 20
Monaghan 41 Offaly 4
Roscommon 1 Sligo 12
Tipperary 7 Tyrone 137
Waterford 2 Westmeath 16
Wexford 11 Wicklow 7

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bell: Very numerous: Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Giolla'Chloig, a gaelicisation of the very English name Bell, which is also very common in Scotland. Derivations are many. DOS.
Mac Giolla an Chloig: Bell: is cosúil gur gaelú nua ar an sloinne Sasanach é seo - níos fileata ná an bun-rud, go bhfuil roinnt fréamh éagsúla faoi.
de Beil: Bell: an-líonmhar in Ulaidh agus go for-leathan in gach cúige. Is cosúil gur Albanaigh mórán in Ulaidh ach tá Mac Giolla Mhaoil, q.v., ag an Sloinnteoir Gaeilge. Thánadar le Ionradh na Normanach, leis. Fr. Le Bel, fear dathúil. SI & SGA.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bell 1412


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SURNAME
Belle
Mac Giolla an Chloig
de Beil


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