Croly


Croly households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Croley rare: Down, Dublin. Ir. Mac Raghallaigh. Also as Crolly. See Crilly.
Crowley Very numerous: mainly Cork but also Kerry, Limerick, Clare, Waterford, Connacht. Ir. Ó Cruadhlaoich. "hard-hero". Originally a branch of the MacDermots in Roscommon, it is said they settled in W Cork and formed an important sept there. However, this group may have been Mac Roghallaigh. IF & SGG.
Mac Roghallaigh Crowley: líonmhar: Corcaigh & rl. Tá sé seo deacair: deir Mac Giolla Iasachta gur thánadar ó Ros Comáin faoin sloinne Ó Cruadhlaoich ach ceapann de Bhulbh gur deineadh claochlú ar Mac Roghallaigh agus gur bhain an dream sa le muintir Mhathúna in iarthar Chorcaí. Féach Ó Cruadhlaoich, leis.
Ó Cruadhlaoich Crowley: an-líonmhar: i gCorcaigh go sonrach ach sa Mhumhain i gcoitinne agus i gConnachta, leis. Shíolraigh siad ó Mhuintir Dhiarmada i Ros Comáin ach táid in iarthar Chorcaí le fada. "Gaiscíoch crua", dar ndó, agus bhí clú orthu i gcónaí mar shaighdiúirí. Ach féach Mac Roghallaiigh, leis. IF.
O'Crowley rare: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Cruadhlaoich. See Crowley.

    Maps

  • Croly in 1659.
  • Croly births mapped 1864-1913
  • Croly 1901 census map
  • Croly 1911 census map
  • Croly Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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