Gildea:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Gilday 6
Gildea 175
Gildeagh 2
Guilday 2
Kilday 25
Kildea 26
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gildea fairly numerous: Galway-Mayo-Roscommon, Donegal & Belfast area. Ir. Mac Giolla Dé. (servant of God). Primarily a sept of Donegal, they moved to Connacht.MIF, SGG.
Kildea fairly rare: Ulster, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Dé (God's servant). A Donegal name which has spread to Connacht and Clare. Also as Gildea. MIF.
Mac Giolla Dé Gildea: cuíosach líonmhar: Connachta, Tír Chonaill. Clann a bhí gaolmhar leis na Domhnallaigh thuaidh agus a bhog ó dheas faoi bhrú na Plandála.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Gildea 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 1 Cavan 2
  Derry 1 Donegal 78
  Dublin city 2 Fermanagh 3
  Galway 10 Leitrim 6
  Louth 1 Mayo 31
  Monaghan 4 Roscommon 4
  Sligo 31 Tyrone 1