Callaghan:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Callaghane 3
Calaghan 12
Calligan 16
Gallahan 2
O'Callaghan 204
Calahan 5
Callagan 3
Callaghan 2602
Callahan 36
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Callaghan Very numerous: Dublin, N Leinster, Ulster, Connacht. However, O'Callaghan is more numerous still, particularly in Munster & Dublin. Originally a Cork sept and still well represented in W Cork. Ir. Ó Ceallacháin, from ceallach, recluse, hermit, or alternatively, it is an older name meaning "bright-headed". IF & GPN.
O'Callaghan Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Ceallacháin, dimin. of first name Ceallach "bright-head". A major sept of N Cork. IF & GPN.
Ó Ceallacháin Callaghan: an-líonmhar sa tír, i gCorcaigh go speisialta. Clann a ruaigeadh ag na Normannaigh agus a chuir fúthu i nDúiche Ealla in iar-thuaisceart Chorcaí, áit as a ruaigeadh iad arís ag Cromail. Mar sin féin, táid ann fós. Brí: díspeagadh ar Ceallach, ainm pearsanta a chiallaíonn "ceann geal". Bhí clann eile i Maigh Eo.SGG.
Ó Ceallacháin fairly rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. see O'Callaghan.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Callaghan households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
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  Antrim 12 Armagh 85
  Belfast city 3 Carlow 5
  Cavan 45 Clare 66
  Cork 989 Cork city 119
  Derry 19 Donegal 129
  Down 20 Dublin 52
  Dublin city 23 Fermanagh 27
  Galway 30 Kerry 167
  Kildare 16 Kilkenny 33
  Laois 12 Leitrim 14
  Limerick 119 Limerick city 5
  Longford 11 Louth 60
  Mayo 101 Meath 73
  Monaghan 50 Offaly 9
  Roscommon 55 Sligo 51
  Tipperary 88 Tyrone 19
  Waterford 59 Westmeath 12
  Wexford 10 Wicklow 14