Bell:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Bell 1412
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bell Very numerous: Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Giolla'Chloig, a gaelicisation of the very English name Bell, which is also very common in Scotland. Derivations are many. DOS.
Mac Giolla an Chloig Bell: is cosúil gur gaelú nua ar an sloinne Sasanach é seo - níos fileata ná an bun-rud, go bhfuil roinnt fréamh éagsúla faoi.
de Beil Bell: an-líonmhar in Ulaidh agus go for-leathan in gach cúige. Is cosúil gur Albanaigh mórán in Ulaidh ach tá Mac Giolla Mhaoil, q.v., ag an Sloinnteoir Gaeilge. Thánadar le Ionradh na Normanach, leis. Fr. Le Bel, fear dathúil. SI & SGA.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Bell households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Antrim 291 Armagh 93
  Belfast city 99 Carlow 1
  Cavan 54 Cork 10
  Cork city 4 Derry 58
  Donegal 39 Down 332
  Dublin 20 Dublin city 27
  Fermanagh 47 Galway 14
  Kerry 5 Kildare 6
  Kilkenny 2 Laois 17
  Leitrim 5 Limerick 1
  Longford 4 Louth 11
  Mayo 14 Meath 20
  Monaghan 41 Offaly 4
  Roscommon 1 Sligo 12
  Tipperary 7 Tyrone 137
  Waterford 2 Westmeath 16
  Wexford 11 Wicklow 7