McGreale heads of household in 1901 census

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Surname Dictionary

Grall rare: Meath.
MacGrail fairly rare: Leitrim-Fermanagh etc. Ir. Mag Réill, properly Mac Néill. A galloglass family of Leitrim. SI.
MacGreal fairly numerous: Connacht etc. Ir. Mag Réill, a corruption of Mac Néill. Said to be a galloglass family who settled in N Connacht. SI.
MacGreil Very rare: Dublin. Variant of Mac Greal, q.v.
Mag Réill Mac Greal: cuíosach líonmhar: Connachta. Claochlú ar Mac Néill, q.v. Gallóglaigh a b'ea iad, a shocraigh i Liatroim & Maigh Eo. De bhunadh Albanach, ní foláir.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Grail: 1
Grall: 2
McGrael: 1
McGrail: 12
McGrale: 1
McGreal: 52
McGreale: 1

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