Costello:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Costelloe 736
Costello 809
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Costello Very numerous: all provinces, especially Connacht and Munster. An Irish patronymic adopted by the Norman Nangles: Mac Oisdealbhaigh from os, a deer and dealbh, likeness, so "deer-like". They were seated in Mayo. Mod.Ir. Mac Coisteala. IF.
Mac Coistealbh Costello: féach Mac Oisdealbhaigh.
Mac Oisdealbh Costello: an-líonmhar: Connachta & Mumhain. Shíolraigh siad ó Oisdealbh, mac le Gilbert de Nangle (de Nógla) a bhí i gConnachta sa 12 céad. Cruthúnas gur gaelaíodh an chlann chumasach sa go luath tar éis an Ionraidh. Bhí muintir Choisteala agus muintir Mhic Dhiarmada in achrann go minic agus is as an dteannas san an eachtra ba bhun leis an amhrán "Úna Bhán" - ceann de mhór-amhráin an domhain. Fréamh: os + dealbh - ar nós fia. Litriú nua: Mac Coisteala.
Ó Coisdealbha rare: Connacht. Ir.Lang. See Costello.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Costello 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 3 Armagh 3
  Belfast city 1 Carlow 3
  Cavan 2 Clare 18
  Cork 10 Cork city 3
  Derry 6 Donegal 1
  Down 3 Dublin 19
  Dublin city 9 Fermanagh 5
  Galway 194 Kerry 13
  Kildare 13 Kilkenny 91
  Laois 32 Leitrim 18
  Limerick 39 Limerick city 11
  Longford 9 Louth 3
  Mayo 126 Meath 4
  Monaghan 7 Offaly 19
  Roscommon 14 Sligo 39
  Tipperary 32 Tyrone 3
  Waterford 8 Westmeath 19
  Wexford 19 Wicklow 10