Cahill births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Cahill Very numerous: all provinces but least in Ulster. Ir. Ó Cathail, a very popular personal name in early Ireland (see entry). There were septs in Clare, Tipperary and Kerry. It is one of the earliest surnames on record. IF & SGG.
MacCahill fairly rare: Donegal-Tyrone-Cavan. Ir. Mac Cathail from first name Cathal meaning "strong in battle". May also stand for Mac Cathmhaoil (battle chief).
Ó Cathail Cahill: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: Clanna móra sa Mhumhain agus i gConnachta. Ainm pearsanta is ea Cathal a chiallaíonn "calma sa chath".SGG.
 

Districts where Cahill and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Cahill: 8182
  • McCahill: 214
  • Cahal: 1
  • O'Cahill: 5
  • Cahil: 251
  • Cahell: 10
  • Cahel: 8
  • Cohel: 5
  • Cahile: 4
  • Cahille: 1
  • Chahil: 1
  • McCahil: 79
  • Cohill: 9
  • Cohil: 9
  • Macahill: 6
  • Cahall: 3
  • Cauhill: 3
  • McCahili: 3
  • Coohel: 2
  • Coohill: 5

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