McLeod


McLeod households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Leòid Mac Leod, Mac Cloud: líon beag: an Dún-Aontroim. Ón ainm Lochlannach Ljòtr a chiallaíonn gránna. Clann mhór Albanach ó Inse Gall a tháinig go h-Éirinn sa 17 céad.
MacCleod Very rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Leoid (SGA). Scottish from Western Isles 16 cent. See also Mac Leod and Mac Cloud. The name derives from a Norse first name. SGG.
MacCloud rare: Belfast-Down. Variant of Mac Leod, q.v.
MacLeod Quite numerous: Down-Antrim etc. Scots Gaelic Mac Leòid, derived from Norse first name Ljòtr, "ugly". Also as Mac Cleod and Mac Cloud. SS.

The surname


Parishes where McLeod and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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