Gilgan


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  • Gilgan in 1659.

  • Gilgan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Gilgan 1901 census map

  • Gilgan 1911 census map

  • Gilgan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

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    Gilligan
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Parishes where Gilgan 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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Sligo:46

Surname Dictionary

Gilgan rare: N Connacht. Ir. Ó Giollagáin. Dimin. of giolla, attendant. A sept of Sligo-Leitrim, this name is separate from MacGilligan.
Gilligan numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Mac Giollagáin. Derived from giolla, a youth, attendant). The sept was associated with Derry. Also Ó Giollagáin in Connacht and changed from Galligan, q.v. MIF.
Mac Giollagáin Mac Gilligan, Gilligan: líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Tá Mac Gilligan le fáil i nDoire go sonrach - a ndúiche shinseartha. Cailleadh an "Mac" de réir a chéile ach tá Trá Mhic Ghiollagáin ar bhruach Loch Feabhail fós.
MacGilligan Quite numerous: Derry etc. Ir. Mac Giollagáin, from giollagán, diminutive of giolla, meaning "little lad". An important sept of Derry. SI.
Magilligan rare: Derry etc. Variant of Mac Gilligan, q.v.
Ó Giollagáin Gilligan: líonmhar: Connachta ach go h-áirithe; ach ní foláir go bhfuil meascadh le Mac Giollagáin agus, b'fhéidir, Ó Gealagáin, q.v. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar "giolla".

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Geligan: 2
Gilgan: 46
Giligan: 7
Gillagan: 2
Gillagen: 5
Gillgan: 4
Gilligan: 348
Gulligan: 4
Magilligan: 12
McGilligan: 13

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gelagan
Gellegan
Gelligan
Gilgin
Giligin
Gillacynny
Gillagon
Gillegan
Gillgam
Gillgon
Gillgunn
Gilligen
Gillighan
Gilligin
Gilligon
Gillihan
Gollogan
Golloghan
Guilligan
Mac Giollagain
MacGilligan
McGiligan
Megilligan
O Giollagain
O'Gillagain


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