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McNelis
Donegal




Neilis households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Derry 1 Mayo 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Niallghuis: Mac Nelis: líon beag: Tír Chonaill. Bhí an chlann i nGleann Cholm Cille tráth. Táid le fáil i gConnachta faoin mbréagriocht Mag Riallais, q.v. Fréamh: Niall + gus (fuinneamh). Litriú nua: Mac Niallais.
MacNelis: Quite numerous: Donegal etc. Ir. Mac Niallghuis, from first name Niall + gus (vigour). It has always been associated with Donegal. Mod. Mac Niallais.MIF.
Nealis: Very rare: scattered. See Nelis.
Nelis: Quite numerous: Derry etc. See Mac Nelis.
Nellis: rare: Belfast etc. See Nelis & Mac Nelis. Ir. Mac Niallghuis, -Niallais.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McNalis 7
McNelis 38
McNellis 4
Menelis 44
Mineelis 2
Nealis 15
Neilace 6
Neilis 3
Nelis 34
Nellis 5


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SURNAME
Mac Niallghuis
MacNelis


SECOND SURNAME


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