Origins Available: Irish-Alt
The surname Drumgould has its origins in the ancient place name Dromgabhail, which was most likely in County Louth
. The surname in turn spawned the name of the town Dromgoolestown, County Louth.
Early Origins of the Drumgould family
The surname Drumgould was first found in County Louth
(Irish: Lú) the smallest county in Ireland
, located on the East coast, in the Province of Leinster
, where a Robert de Dromgol is mentioned in a law case in 1299, and Robert de Dromgol was a coroner in 1311. The surname can be found in records such as the Hearth Money Rolls and Dowdall Deeds for County Louth
from that time on.
Early History of the Drumgould family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drumgould research.Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1635, 1695, 1720, 1781, 1750 and 1826 are included under the topic Early Drumgould History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Drumgould Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Drumgoole, Drumgould, Drumgold, Drumgol, Dromgool and many more.
Early Notables of the Drumgould family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Dr. Edward Dromgould (c.1635-c.1695), who was vicar-apostolic of Armagh and a friend of St. Oliver Plunkett; Col. John Dromgoole (1720-1781)... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drumgould Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Drumgould family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Drumgould Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Peter Drumgould who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1858