Begley



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Begley numerous: (1) Ulster esp. Tyrone, (2) Munster esp. Limerick/Kerry. Well represented in Galway/Mayo and Louth. Ir. Ó Beaglaoich (little hero). A galloglass family some of whom moved from Donegal to Munster in 15 cent along with the Mac Sweeneys.MIF.
Bigley Very rare: Athlone. A variant of Begley, q.v.
Ó Beaglaoich rare: Kerry. Ir.Lang. See Begley.
Ó Beaglaoich Begley: líonmhar gach aird go speisialta Lár Uladh & Luimneach-Ciarraí. "An laoch beag". Gallóglaigh a tháinig aduaidh sa 16 céad, sin is cúis iad sa Mhumhain.


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