Donnelly households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Donley rare: Belfast. See Donnelly.
Donnelly Very numerous: Ulster and northern half generally. Ir. Ó Donnghaile, perhaps "brown-valour". A sept of Cineál Eoghain (Tyrone). There were other groups of the name in Sligo and Cork. IF & SGG.
Ó Donnghaile Donnelly: an-líonmhar: C. Uladh & Leath Chuinn i gcoiteann. Clann de Cinéal Eoghain, gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Bhí clann eile i gCorcaigh. Fréamh: donn + gal (gaisce). IF.

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