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Gallagheer households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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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.
Ó Gallchobhair: fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir.Lang. 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.


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


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gallchobhair
Galager
Golaher
Goligher
Gollahar


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