Gilhooly heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Gilhooley Quite numerous: Leitrim etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Ghuala (guala, a glutton). A sept of Leitrim-Roscommon, related to O'Mulvey. An Irish version Mac Giolla Shúiligh appears in the Annals of Loch Cé, but Woulfe considers it a corruption. MIF & SGG.
Mac Giolla Ghuala Gilhooley, Gilooley: líon beag: Liatroim & rl. Tá craobh i Luimneach. Bhain siad le Ó Maoilmhiadhaigh i Liatroim. Bhí Mac Giolla Shúiligh orthu mar mhalairt leagain le fada. Brí: guala (gualainn, anois): an ball coirp, nó, guala = craos.
Mac Giolla Shúiligh Gilhooley, Gilooley: líon beag: Liatroim & rl. Féach Mac Giolla Ghuala.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Gilholey: 1
Gilholy: 2
Gilhooley: 4
Gilhooly: 33
Gillhooley: 1
Gillhooly: 2
Gillooley: 5
Gilloolly: 1
Gillooly: 29
Gilooly: 2
Kilhooly: 1

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