Cole


Cole households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Cole numerous: Dublin, Ulster, N Midlands. An English name present in Fermanagh since 17 cent and widespread generally. However, the name also stands for MacCole or MacCool, with Ir. Mac Dhubhghaill and possibly Mac Giolla Chomhghaill. There is some confusion with Coyle, q.v. SI &MIF.
Mac Giolla Chomhghaill Mac Cool, Mac Cole: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Chonaill- Doire, Tír Eoghain, Liatroim & rl. Bhí an t-ainm Comhghall coitianta - ab mhainistir Bheannchair an duine a b'iomráití díobh. Níl an bhrí soiléir: comh + giall, b'fhéidir.
MacCole Quite numerous: Donegal-Leitrim etc. Variant of Mac Cool, q.v.

The surname


Parishes where Cole and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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