Gormley:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Gormally 11
Gormely 6
Gormerly 8
Gormley 369
Gormly 145
Gormorly 2
McGormley 3
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gormally fairly rare: Galway, Sligo etc. Ir. Ó Gormghaile (blue valour). Now usually changed to Gormley which is properly an Ulster name. The name belongs to septs in Mayo and Roscommon and has even altered to Gorman and Grimes. IF.
Gormley numerous: Tyrone-Derry, Ulster generally, N Leinster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Gormshleaghaigh (dark spearman). Mod. Ó Garmaile. A sept located on the Foyle near Strabane. The name is used in Connacht for Ó Gormghaile. IF & SGG.
Ó Goirmghiallaigh Gormley: luaite ag de Bhulbh mar chlann a bhain le Partraí, Maigh Eo, ach ní féidir idirdhealú a dhéanamh ar Ó Gormghaile, q.v. Is annamh a gheibhtear an téarma "giall" i sloinnte agus d'fhéadfadh malairt leagain, "Gorm-ghiolla" a bheith ann.
Ó Goirmshleaghaigh Gormley: líonmhar: Tír Eoghain-Doire & rl. Clann de chuid Chineál Eoghain a bhí suite ag Ráth Bhoth, Tír Chonaill. Ní fios cén údar a bhí ag de Bhulbh do "sleádóir" - bhí litrithe difriúla ins na sean-cháipéisí agus sé Ó Gormaile an leagan nua. Deineadh Grimes den dream sa ina ndúiche féin. Féach Ó Gormghaile, leis.
Ó Gormghaile Gormally, Gormley: líon beag: Connachta. Bhí dhá chlann: (1) tiarnaí ar Cheara, Maigh Eo agus (2) airchinnigh ag Ail Finn, Ros Comáin. Tugadh Grimes ar chuid acu. Féach Ó Goirmshleaghaigh agus Ó Gormshúiligh, leis.
Ó Gormshúiligh Gormley: an leagan in Annála Loch Cé ar Ó Gairmleadhaigh (Ó Dúgáin) nó, Ó Goirmshleaghaigh, q.v. Bhí O'Gormooly orthu, tráth. Tá scéal na nGorm-shloinnte casta go deimhin! SGG, SI & IF.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Gormley 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 5 Armagh 10
  Belfast city 2 Carlow 1
  Cavan 10 Derry 30
  Donegal 7 Dublin 8
  Dublin city 4 Fermanagh 14
  Galway 29 Leitrim 12
  Longford 18 Louth 1
  Mayo 5 Meath 2
  Monaghan 15 Roscommon 19
  Sligo 17 Tyrone 152
  Westmeath 5 Wicklow 3