Gahill

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Cahill




No Gahill households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Gahill households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

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.


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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