• Cullagh in 1659.

  • Cullagh births mapped 1864-1913

  • Cullagh 1901 census map

  • Cullagh 1911 census map

  • Cullagh Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 4
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Parishes where Cullagh and a second surname are found together


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

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Down:1Dublin city:1Tipperary:15Tyrone:2

Surname Dictionary

Cullagh rare: Tipperary etc. Probably from MacCullough, q.v.
Culloo Very rare: Clare. Ir. Mac Cú Uladh (hound of Ulster). Generally an Ulster name in the form of MacCullough etc. This is a case where the nominative is used in place of the more usual genitive Con. MIF.
Mac Conuladh Mac Cullagh, Mac Cullough & (b'fhéidir) Culloo sa Clár. An-líonmhar i gCúige Uladh, áit is sloinne Albanach é, leis. Fuarathas Mac Colla i gConnachta sa16 céad. Cú Uladh an t-ainm pearsanta i dtosach - deacair a rá cad a thárla.MIF.
MacCollough Very rare: Antrim etc. See Mac Cullough.
MacCulla fairly rare: Down etc. Ir. Mac Cú Uladh (hound of Ulster). See Mac Cullough.
MacCullagh numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin, scattered elsewhere. See Mac Cullough.
MacCulloch Quite numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin etc. See Mac Cullough.
MacCullough Very numerous: Belfast area-Down, Ulster generally, scattered elsewhere. Ir. Mac Cú Uladh (hound of Ulster). The name is current in Scotland and MacLysaght mentions that it might derive from collach, a boar, but it seems more logical that all the names have the same source in Ulster, though many subsequently came as settlers in 17 cent.
MacCully fairly numerous: Ulster generally. Variant of Mac Cullough, q.v.

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