Kildea



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Kildea 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).

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


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Armagh 1 Donegal 6
Dublin 1 Galway 7
Leitrim 1 Mayo 2
Monaghan 1 Roscommon 3
Sligo 2 Tipperary 1
Tyrone 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gildea: fairly numerous: Galway-Mayo-Roscommon, Donegal & Belfast area. Ir. Mac Giolla Dé. (servant of God). Primarily a sept of Donegal, they moved to Connacht.MIF, SGG.
Kildea: fairly rare: Ulster, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Dé (God's servant). A Donegal name which has spread to Connacht and Clare. Also as Gildea. MIF.
Mac Giolla Dé: Gildea: cuíosach líonmhar: Connachta, Tír Chonaill. Clann a bhí gaolmhar leis na Domhnallaigh thuaidh agus a bhog ó dheas faoi bhrú na Plandála.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gilday 6
Gildea 175
Gildeagh 2
Guilday 2
Kilday 25
Kildea 26


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gildy
Gilida
Gilldea
Guildea
Mac Giolla Dé


SECOND SURNAME


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