McAleer



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

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Antrim:5Armagh:2Belfast city:7Derry:2
Donegal:2Down:2Fermanagh:6Meath:1
Monaghan:13Tyrone:195

Surname Dictionary

Mac Giolla Uidhir Mac Aleer, Mac Clure: líonmhar: Tír Eoghain agus Cúige Uladh i gcoitinne; tá Mac Clure i bhfeidhm in Albain - i nGallghallaibh go sonrach. Bhain an chlann dúchasach le Oirghialla. D'fhéadfadh Odhar, gin. uidhir, a bheith ina ainm pearsanta nó ina aidiacht leis an mbrí: liath-dhonn (dath an asail) nó cuma buí-dhonn ar an gcraiceann - "sallow" in mBéarla.
MacAleer numerous: Tyrone etc. Mac Giolla Uidhir, Odhar means dun-coloured, a stockman's term but also an old first name. See also Mac Clure. SI.:

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McAlear: 6
McAleer: 235
McElear: 2
McEleer: 2
McElhare: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Giolla Uidhir
MacAleer
McAleere
McAlier
McAlleer
McElhair
McElhar
McIlear
McIleer
McIlhair
McIlhaire
McIlhar
McIlhare


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