Gallagher Catholic baptisms in Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Gallagher Very numerous: all provinces but primarily Donegal and adjoining counties. MacLysaght mentions 23 different spellings of the anglicised name! The Irish is Ó Gallchobhair, meaning "lover of foreigners". They were a leading sept of Cineál Conaill and ally of the O'Donnells. The sermons of Bishop James O'Gallagher (1681-1751) are one of the treasures of Irish spirituality. The name has been abbreviated to Gallahue. IF & SGG.
Goligher Quite numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
Ó Gallchobhair fairly rare: Donegal etc. Ir.Lang. See Gallagher.
Ó Gallchobhair Gallagher & rl. An-líonmhar ar fud na tíre ach sí Tír Chonaill a ndúiche shinseartha. Clann mhór de chuid Chineál Conaill, nasctha leis na Domhnallaigh agus páirteach in imeachtaí an 16 céid in gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Gallchóir.
O'Gallagher Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Ó Gallchobhair, Ó Gallchóir. See Gallagher.
 

Parishes where Gallagher and a second surname are both baptised.

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RC parishes and households

This list shows total Gallagher Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
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