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

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Antrim:1Cavan:1Dublin:2Dublin city:1

Surname Dictionary

Englishby rare: Midlands etc. MacLysaght gives it as a pseudo-translation of Mac an Gallóglaigh, gallóglach being a galloglass or mercenary soldier, usually from Scotland. The basic name has even been changed to Ingoldsby as well as the "normal" anglicisation Gallogly. In Ulster, the name English is generally of this derivation. SI &MIF.
Ingoldsby rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac an Ghallóglaigh, (galloglass, mercenary soldier); otherwise Gollogly. Ingoldsby is a place in Lincolnshire but now an Irish more than an English name. MIF.
Mac an Ghallóglaigh Gallogly, Gollogly, Ingoldsby: líon beag: Liatrom, Ard Mhacha & rl. Tír Chonaill a bhfód dúchais, deir Mac Giolla Iasachta. Saighdiúirí ar phá a b'ea iad an chéad lá - ó Albain gan amhras.

Variants in Griffith's
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Englishby: 7
Inglesby: 7
Ingoldsby: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac an Ghalloglaigh

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