Dahill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The surname Dahill comes from the Irish Gaelic surname O Dathaill.

Early Origins of the Dahill family

The surname Dahill was first found in County Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where O Dathaill was a sept of the Silmurray. The name can also be found early on in County Cork where Walter O'Daal was charged with many thefts and jailed in 1295. John Roe MacDonagh O'Dahill resided in Bruree in County Limerick in 1579. Knogher O'Deaghill, born in 1529, appeared in front of a commission set to determine the bonds of the Earl of Ormond's ancient estates in County Kilkenny.

Important Dates for the Dahill family

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Dahill Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dahill, O'Deaghill, O'Daal, O'Dahill and others.

Early Notables of the Dahill family (pre 1700)

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Dahill migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dahill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Catherine Dahill and her family disembarked in New York in 1866
  • Kate Dahill, who settled in New York in 1881
  • M. Dahill, who landed in New York in 1882
  • Cornelius Dahill disembarked in New York in 1883
  • John Dahill disembarked in New York in 1884

Dahill migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dahill Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Pat Dahill, who settled in Ontario in 1823
  • Pat Dahill, who landed in Canada in 1823
  • Michael Dahill, who landed in Quebec in 1825
  • Miss. Catherine Dahill, aged 4 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Lord Seaton" departing 12th April 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 10th June 1847 but she died on board [1]
  • Miss. Rose Dahill, aged 1 who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Lord Seaton" departing 12th April 1847 from Belfast, Ireland; the ship arrived on 10th June 1847 but she died on board [1]

Dahill migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dahill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Patrick Dahill, aged 42, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"
  • Johanna Dahill, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"
  • Margaret Dahill, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"
  • Mary Dahill, aged 15, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "South Sea"

Contemporary Notables of the name Dahill (post 1700)

  • Dan "Danny" Dahill (1919-2013), American lawyer and legislator, Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates (1957–1960), and the West Virginia Senate (1961–1964)
  • Tom Dahill, American musician
  • Daniel D. Dahill (b. 1919), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Logan County, 1957-60; Member of West Virginia State Senate 7th District, 1961-64 [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 72)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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