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No Gallaghar households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gallagher: Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Donegal and adjoining counties. MacLysaght mentions 23 different spellings of the anglicised name! The Irish is Ó Gallchobhair, meaning "lover of foreigners". They were a leading sept of Cineál Conaill and ally of the O'Donnells. The sermons of Bishop James O'Gallagher (1681-1751) are one of the treasures of Irish spirituality. The name has been abbreviated to Gallahue. IF & SGG.
Goligher: Quite numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
O'Gallagher: Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Gallchobhair, Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
Ó Gallchobhair: Gallagher & rl. An-líonmhar ar fud na tíre ach sí Tír Chonaill a ndúiche shinseartha. Clann mhór de chuid Chineál Conaill, nasctha leis na Domhnallaigh agus páirteach in imeachtaí an 16 céid in gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Gallchóir.
Ó Gallchobhair: fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir.Lang. See Gallagher.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Galagher 24
Galaher 16
Gallagher 4125
Gallaher 67
Galliher 3
Gillaher 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gallchobhair
Galager
Galahar
Galeher
Galiher
Gallacher
Gallacobair
Gallager
Gallaghar
Gallaghir
Gallahar
Gallahor
Gallahur
Gallather
Gallegher
Galleher
Gallihar
Gallogher
Galloher
Gallouher
Galougher
Gaughleher
Gaulaugher
Gelaher
Golaghar
Golahar
Golaher
Golaugher
Golegher
Goligher
Gollacher
Gollaghar
Gollagher
Gollahar
Gollaher
Golleher
Gollocher
Golloghar
Gollogher
Golloher
Gollougher
Gologher
Gologhor
Golougher
Goughaler
Goulahar
O'Gallagher


SECOND SURNAME


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