Neil heads of household in 1901 census


Counties, DEDs and households

Antrim: Antrim Urban: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Armagh: Armagh Town: 1
Armagh: Grange: 2
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 1
Carlow: Ballymurphy: 1
Carlow: Shangarry: 1
Carlow: Ticknock: 1
Cavan: Ardul: 1
Cork: Ardfield: 1
Cork: Bantry: 1
Cork: Bere: 1
Cork: Bredagh: 2
Cork: Castlelyons: 2
Cork: Cork Urban No. 4: 1
Cork: Cork Urban No. 5: 1
Cork: Dromdaleague North: 1
Cork: Dunmanus: 1
Cork: Killaconenagh: 1
Cork: Kinsale Urban: 1
Cork: Knockskagh: 2
Cork: Midleton: 2
Cork: Skibbereen Rural: 1
Cork: Skibbereen Urban: 4
Down: Magheralin: 1
Down: Ormeau: 1
Down: Victoria: 1
Dublin: Castleknock: 1
Dublin: Clondalkin: 1
Dublin: Killiney: 1
Dublin: Kingstown: 1
Dublin: Lusk: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 1
Dublin: Rathmichael: 1
Dublin: Rathmines: 1
Fermanagh: Bellisle: 1
Fermanagh: Clonkeelan: 2
Galway: Bunowen: 1
Galway: Derryglassaun: 1
Galway: Grange: 1
Galway: Kiltullagh: 1
Galway: Shankhill: 1
Kerry: Ballinskelligs: 1
Kerry: Cloghane: 1
Kerry: Killarney Urban: 2
Kildare: Athy Rural: 1
Kildare: Donore: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyvool: 1
Kilkenny: Burnchurch: 1
Kilkenny: Castlecomer: 2
Kilkenny: Earlstown: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Urban: 1
Kilkenny: Kilmacar: 1
Kilkenny: Kilmanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Listerlin: 1
Kilkenny: Rower: 1
Kilkenny: Tubbrid: 1
King's Co.: Knockdrin: 1
King's Co.: Lumcloom: 1
King's Co.: Philipstown: 1
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 2
Leitrim: Drumahaire: 1
Londonderry: Fruithill: 2
Londonderry: Springhill: 1
Londonderry: Tamlaght: 2
Mayo: Crossboyne: 1
Meath: Ardmulchan: 1
Meath: Donaghpatrick: 1
Meath: Julianstown: 1
Meath: Laracor: 1
Meath: Moybolge: 1
Meath: Stamullin: 1
Monaghan: Newbliss: 1
Queen's Co.: Arderin: 1
Queen's Co.: Killabban: 1
Queen's Co.: Stradbally: 1
Roscommon: Cloonfinlough: 2
Tipperary: Anner: 1
Tipperary: Kilmurry: 1
Tipperary: Kilsheelan: 1
Tipperary: Magorban: 1
Tipperary: Peppardstown: 1
Tipperary: Riverstown: 1
Tipperary: Roscrea: 1
Tyrone: Aughancloy Urban Aughancloy Town in 17 files: 1
Tyrone: Stewartstown: 1
Waterford: Ballysaggartmore: 1
Waterford: Cappoquin: 1
Waterford: Lismore Urban Lismore Town: 1
Waterford: Mothel: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 2: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 4: 1
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 5: 1
Westmeath: Owel: 1
Wexford: Kilcomb: 1
Wexford: Oldcourt: 1
Wexford: Taghmon: 1
Wicklow: Aghowle: 1
Wicklow: Ballinacor: 1
Wicklow: Coolballintaggart: 1
Wicklow: Money: 1
Wicklow: Tinahely: 1
Wicklow: Tober: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Rural: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Mac Néill Mac Neill: an-líonmhar: Cúige Uladh - Aontroim go speisialta. Gallóglaigh ó Inse Gall a tháinig ón 14 céad ar aghaidh. Chuaidh cuid acu go Maigh Eó, mar a bhfuil Mag Réill orthu. B'as Gleannta Aontroma d'Eoin Mac Néill (1867-1945), comh-bhunaitheóir Chonradh na Gaeilge agus scoláire mór. MIF.
MacNeill Very numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim. Ir. Mac Néill, from first name Niall. A Scottish galloglass family who settled in Ulster 15 cent. Best known, perhaps, for Eoin Mac Néill, scholar and patriot, 1867-1945.
Neale fairly rare: Belfast area, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Néill. According to Reaney, this name Niall, started in Ireland and did a tour of Europe before becoming a regular English name. It is also Scottish in the form Mac Neill.
Neill Very numerous: mainly Ulster, also Carlow etc. Ir. Ó Néill. From first name Niall which enjoyed international popularity in mediaeval times. See O'Neill & Neal.
Niall rare: Dublin. First name Niall when used as a surname would become Néill in Irish, usually prefixed by Mac or Ó. In English, the nominative form would be Neal.
Ó Néill O'Neill: an-líonmhar gach aird, i gCúige Uladh ach go h-áirithe. Ceann de mhór-chlanna Gael. Bhí siad i gceannas ar Chineál Eoghain in Ultaibh agus bhí clanna eile i dTuathmhumhain, Ceatharlach agus Tiobraid Árann theas. Mhaígh na h-Ultaigh sinsearacht ó Niall Naoi-ghiallach agus ba mhór a dtionchur ar stair na tíre sa 16 & 17 céad. Roimh theacht Bhrian Bhóroimhe, bhí an chraobh ar a dtugtaí Niallaigh an Deiscirt ina n-Ard-Ríthe ar Éirinn. Bhí craobh eile in Aontroim ar a dtugtaí Clann Aodha Bhuidhe. Níl na h-údair ar aon aigne faoi bhrí an ainm Niall ach bhí sé faiseanta ar fud na h-Eorpa sa mheán-aois. SGG & IF.
O'Neill Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Néill, from first name Niall, derivation uncertain, though Woulfe gives "champion". They were the leading sept of Cinéal Eoghain in Ulster. There were other septs in Thomond, S Leinster and the Déise (Waterford). IF & SGG.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Mac Neill: 2
MacNeill: 3
McNeal: 2
McNeel: 1
McNeell: 1
McNeil: 22
McNeile: 2
McNeill: 206
McNiel: 3
Mcniell: 7
Neal: 9
Neale: 20
Neil: 104
Neile: 4
Neill: 636
Niall: 2
Niel: 1
Niell: 2
O neal: 1
O neil: 50
O neile: 4
O Neill: 438
O niell: 8
O' neil: 2
O'Nail: 2
O'Naile: 1
O'Neail: 2
O'Neal: 4
O'Neil: 122
O'Neile: 2
O'Neill: 1017
O'Neille: 11
O'Nial: 1
O'Niel: 2
O'Niell: 13
O'Nill: 3

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