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Gilligan 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Clare 12
Donegal 5 Down 2
Dublin 10 Dublin city 10
Fermanagh 4 Galway 52
Kildare 6 Kilkenny 4
Laois 12 Leitrim 25
Limerick 1 Limerick city 1
Longford 7 Mayo 17
Meath 18 Offaly 36
Roscommon 32 Sligo 64
Westmeath 29    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gilgan: rare: N Connacht. Ir. Ó Giollagáin. Dimin. of giolla, attendant. A sept of Sligo-Leitrim, this name is separate from MacGilligan.
Gilligan: numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Mac Giollagáin. Derived from giolla, a youth, attendant). The sept was associated with Derry. Also Ó Giollagáin in Connacht and changed from Galligan, q.v.MIF.
Mac Giollagáin: Mac Gilligan, Gilligan: líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Tá Mac Gilligan le fáil i nDoire go sonrach - a ndúiche shinseartha. Cailleadh an "Mac" de réir a chéile ach tá Trá Mhic Ghiollagáin ar bhruach Loch Feabhail fós.
MacGilligan: Quite numerous: Derry etc. Ir. Mac Giollagáin, from giollagán, diminutive of giolla, meaning "little lad". An important sept of Derry. SI.
Magilligan: rare: Derry etc. Variant of Mac Gilligan, q.v.
Ó Giollagáin: Gilligan: líonmhar: Connachta ach go h-áirithe; ach ní foláir go bhfuil meascadh le Mac Giollagáin agus, b'fhéidir, Ó Gealagáin, q.v. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar "giolla".


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Geligan 2
Gilgan 46
Giligan 7
Gillagan 2
Gillagen 5
Gillgan 4
Gillichan 1
Gilligan 348
Guillagan 1
Gulligan 4
Magilligan 12
McGilligan 13


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Giollagáin
Gelagan
Gelligan
Gilgin
Giligin
Gillagon
Gillegan
Gillgunn
Gilligen
Gillighan
Gilligin
Gilligon
Gillihan
Gollogan
Golloghan
Guilligan
Mac Giollagáin
MacGilligan


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