Golden



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Golden
Ballycastle, Co. Mayo




Golden 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).

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


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Antrim 3 Belfast city 3
Clare 3 Cork 30
Donegal 4 Dublin 1
Dublin city 1 Galway 8
Kerry 29 Kildare 5
Kilkenny 3 Laois 8
Leitrim 4 Limerick 5
Longford 1 Louth 1
Mayo 93 Meath 5
Offaly 3 Roscommon 14
Sligo 36 Tyrone 2
Waterford 3 Westmeath 6
Wexford 1 Wicklow 3

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Golden: numerous: Galway-Mayo-Sligo etc. Ir. Ó Góilín, Mag Ualghairg. Derivations: goll, blind; ual+garg, proud-fierce. The latter is usually MacGoldrick, who were a branch of the O'Rourkes. Woulfe notes Mac Cuallachta of Sligo and appearing as Ó Guallachta in the spoken language. There were Goldens early English immigrants in Dublin and Cork, for which see also Goulding.MIF.
Golding: Quite numerous: Mayo-Galway. See Golden.
Goulden: rare: Sligo etc. Ir. Ó Goillín (goll = blind). See also Golden.MIF.
Goulding: fairly numerous: Cork-Waterford etc. Ir. Gúilín. English (Golding) settled in Cork after the Invasion. See Golden.MIF & SGG.
Ó Goillín: Golden: líonmhar: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo-Sligeach & rl. Luann na h-údair an sloinne seo le Corcaigh; b'fhéidir gur truailliú ar Mag Ualghairg cuid de mhuintir Golden i gConnachta. Mar phréamh, deineann de Bhulbh tagairt do (1) goll = leath-dhall, agus (2) gall = coilleach. Tá a thuilleadh taighde ag tastáil. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Golden 275
Goldin 2
Golding 72
Goolden 25
Goolding 23
Goulden 10
Goulding 66


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Goillín
Gaulding
Goalding
Goldine
Goldon
Goldyng
Golen
Gooldon
Gouldinge
Gouldings


SECOND SURNAME


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