Magill



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Magill 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).

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


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Antrim 119 Armagh 43
Belfast city 47 Carlow 1
Cavan 5 Cork 2
Cork city 1 Derry 21
Donegal 34 Down 89
Dublin 2 Dublin city 6
Fermanagh 5 Kerry 3
Limerick 1 Longford 1
Louth 13 Monaghan 4
Offaly 2 Sligo 4
Tyrone 27 Waterford 1
Westmeath 2 Wexford 1
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gill: numerous: Connacht, Ulster and generally. Ir. Mac an Ghaill (Ghoill), son of the foreigner. A name adopted by the Stapletons. However, a number of sources are indicated: see MacGill and Magill. MIF & SGG.
Mac Giolla: Mac Gill, Magill, Gill: líonmhar gach aird, Ulaidh agus Connachta ach go h-áirithe. Giorrú é seo ar sloinne éigin a thosaigh le Mac Giolla ... ach féach Mac an Gaill, leis.
Mac an Ghaill: Mac Gill, Stapleton: líonmhar san Oir-dheisceart mar Stapleton, Angla-Normannaigh a shocraigh i gCill Chainnigh agus ghlac an sloinne Gaelach sa chucu féin.
MacGill: numerous: Ulster generally, Sligo-Roscommon etc. Ir. Mac Giolla, the proper name having been dropped in colloquial use. It also stands for Mac an Ghaill (son of the foreigner), a patronymic adopted by the Stapletons in the South East. See Magill.
Magill: numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim-Down. Ir. Mac an Ghoill, "son of the foreigner". Mac Giolla is also used, being an abbreviation of some name beginning with Mac Giolla .... SGG.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gill 624
Magill 435
McGill 260


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gille
M'Gill
Mac Giolla
Mac an Ghaill
MacGill
Magel
Magille
Mc Gil
Mc Gill
McKill


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