McWilliams


    Maps

  • McWilliams in 1659.

  • McWilliams births mapped 1864-1913

  • McWilliams 1901 census map

  • McWilliams 1911 census map

  • McWilliams Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
  • Websites

    Williamson
    Leitrim/ Australia



Parishes where McWilliams 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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Antrim:37Armagh:11Belfast city:18Carlow:1
Cavan:2Derry:100Down:34Dublin:1
Fermanagh:1Galway:2Kildare:1Monaghan:4
Tipperary:1Tyrone:55

Surname Dictionary

Mac Uilliam Mac William: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & rl. Tháinig an t-ainm Teotanach William .i. Wilhelm (toil + cafarr) leis na Normannaigh agus glacadh mar ainm sinseartha go forleathan leis ach i gCúige Uladh is sloinne Albanach atá i gceist, de ghnáth.
MacWilliams numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Uilliam (Liam). The first name William, Teutonic Willhelm, meaning "will-helmet", was common amongst the Normans. See also Williams. SI.
Quilliam Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Uiliam. May be of Manx origin.
Williams Very numerous: all areas. MacLysaght describes it as Welsh, but it is common all over Britain. A Norman first name, adopted from Teutonic Willihelm "resolve-helmet". It has produced many variants. See Mac Williams. Ir. Mac Liam. DBS & DOS.
Williamson Very numerous: mainly Ulster where they out-number Williams 2-1. Also Dublin, Cork and Midlands. Believed to be mainly of Scottish origin. See Williams.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McWilliam: 27
McWilliams: 268
Wiliamson: 3
William: 4
Williams: 775
Williamson: 507

Non-Griffith's Variants

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M'William
Mac Uilliam
MacWilliam
MacWilliams
McCuliams
McQuilliams
McWm
McWm.
Quilliam
Wilams
Wiliams
Willames
Willams
Willamson
Williames
Williamsone
Williamsonn
Willians
Willims
Willimson
Willms
Willms.
Wittiams
Wms
Wylliams


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