Bell



Parishes where Bell and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:291Armagh:93Belfast city:99Carlow:1
Cavan:54Cork:10Cork city:4Derry:58
Donegal:39Down:332Dublin:20Dublin city:27
Fermanagh:47Galway:14Kerry:5Kildare:6
Kilkenny:2Laois:17Leitrim:5Limerick:1
Longford:4Louth:11Mayo:14Meath:20
Monaghan:41Offaly:4Roscommon:1Sligo:12
Tipperary:7Tyrone:137Waterford:2Westmeath:16
Wexford:11Wicklow:7

Surname Dictionary

Bell Very numerous: Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Giolla'Chloig, a gaelicisation of the very English name Bell, which is also very common in Scotland. Derivations are many. DOS.
de Beil Bell: an-líonmhar in Ulaidh agus go for-leathan in gach cúige. Is cosúil gur Albanaigh mórán in Ulaidh ach tá Mac Giolla Mhaoil, q.v., ag an Sloinnteoir Gaeilge. Thánadar le Ionradh na Normanach, leis. Fr. Le Bel, fear dathúil. SI & SGA.
Mac Giolla an Chloig Bell: is cosúil gur gaelú nua ar an sloinne Sasanach é seo - níos fileata ná an bun-rud, go bhfuil roinnt fréamh éagsúla faoi.

Variants in Griffith's
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Bell: 1412

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Belle
de Beil
Mac Giolla an Chloig


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