McNicholas



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

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Mayo:166Roscommon:1Sligo:2

Surname Dictionary

Mac Niocláis Mac Nicholas: cuíosach líonmhar: Maigh Eo-Gaillimh. Ainm sinseartha a ghlac muintir de Burgo (na Búrcaigh) chucu i Maigh Eo.
MacNicholas fairly numerous: Mayo-Galway etc. Ir. Mac Niocláis. A name adopted by the De Burgos in Connacht and always associated with Mayo. MIF.
Nicholas fairly rare: Derry-Tyrone etc. English, from popular first name of Greek origin, spelled Nikolaos and meaning "victory people". DBS.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McNicholas: 169
Nicholas: 33

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Niocail
Mac Nioclais
MacNicholas
McNicholes
McNicol
McVicholas
Nicholass
Nicklas
Nickless
Nicklos
Nickolas
Nicolas
Nicoles


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