Cahill


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Cahill households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 5 Armagh 2
Belfast city 3 Carlow 28
Cavan 57 Clare 88
Cork 180 Cork city 23
Donegal 7 Down 1
Dublin 18 Dublin city 17
Fermanagh 2 Galway 87
Kerry 96 Kildare 24
Kilkenny 236 Laois 61
Leitrim 3 Limerick 73
Limerick city 8 Longford 35
Louth 9 Mayo 10
Meath 47 Monaghan 1
Offaly 23 Roscommon 15
Sligo 15 Tipperary 311
Waterford 78 Westmeath 37
Wexford 58 Wicklow 9

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Cahill: Very numerous: all provinces but least in Ulster. Ir. Ó Cathail, a very popular personal name in early Ireland (see entry). There were septs in Clare, Tipperary and Kerry. It is one of the earliest surnames on record. IF & SGG.
MacCahill: fairly rare: Donegal-Tyrone-Cavan. Ir. Mac Cathail from first name Cathal meaning "strong in battle". May also stand for Mac Cathmhaoil (battle chief).
Ó Cathail: Cahill: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: Clanna móra sa Mhumhain agus i gConnachta. Ainm pearsanta is ea Cathal a chiallaíonn "calma sa chath".SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Cahill 1667
McCahill 80


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Cathail
Cahal
Cahall
Cahel
Cahell
Cahile
Cahille
Cahilll
Cauhill
Chahil
Chahill
Cohel
Cohil
Cohill
Coohel
Coohill
Gahill
Kahill
MacCahill
Macahill
McCahili
O Cahell
O'Cahil
O'Cahill


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