Neall births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where Neall and a second surname are found together

Surname:


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • O'Neill: 13388
  • Neill: 10649
  • O'Neil: 2693
  • Neil: 2446
  • Neal: 573
  • McNeill: 2979
  • Neale: 470
  • McNeil: 380
  • McNeal: 54
  • MacNeil: 5
  • MacNeill: 11
  • O'Neal: 286
  • O'Neale: 1
  • O'Neille: 70
  • McNeale: 11
  • Neile: 159
  • Neille: 171
  • Neall: 26
  • McNeile: 25
  • Niell: 79
  • Niall: 16
  • Mac Neill: 9
  • O Neill: 5727
  • O'Neile: 64
  • Neail: 3
  • Niel: 85
  • McNeall: 2
  • O'Neall: 7
  • O'Niel: 54
  • O'Niell: 56
  • O'Nill: 4
  • O'Nail: 23
  • O'Nale: 1
  • Oneale: 26
  • Niele: 1
  • O'Neail: 1
  • McNiel: 5
  • Neele: 1
  • Mcniell: 23
  • O neal: 6
  • O neil: 185
  • O neile: 10
  • O niell: 21
  • McNeele: 24
  • McNeel: 10
  • McNail: 6
  • O'Nial: 3
  • McNeell: 2

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