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Gilhooley Early Origins



The surname Gilhooley was first found in Leitrim and Roscommon where they held a family seat as a part of the O'Mulvey Clann. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Sligo. They are believed to be descended through the O'Mulveys from Dermod Ruanach, chief of one of the 'Four Tribes of Tara' and a King of Ireland in the 7th century.

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Gilhooley Spelling Variations


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Gilhooley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gillooly, Gilhooly, Gillhooly, Gilluly, Gillulie, Gilooly, Gululie, Giluly, Giluley, Gulhouley, Gilhouly, Gollhooley and many more.

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Gilhooley Early History


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Gilhooley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilhooley research. Another 200 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gilhooley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gilhooley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gilhooley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gilhooley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gilhooley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Kate Gilhooley, aged 16, who settled in America from Finea, Ireland, in 1895
  • John Gilhooley, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Londonderry, in 1897

Gilhooley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Miss Gilhooley, aged 19, who emigrated to America, in 1903
  • Peter Gilhooley, who landed in America from Ireland, in 1907
  • Beatrice Gilhooley, aged 21, who settled in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1908
  • Kate Gilhooley, aged 23, who landed in America from Drumkeeran, Ireland, in 1909
  • Rosie Gilhooley, aged 20, who settled in America from Bally Longford, England, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilhooley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilhooley (post 1700)



  • Frank Gilhooley (1892-1959), American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Edna Gilhooley (b. 1932), original name of Ellen Burstyn, American Primetime Emmy Award winning actress
  • Ray Gilhooley (1887-1973), American racecar driver
  • Maria Gilhooley, English singer and scupltor

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    4. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Gilhooley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gilhooley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 March 2016 at 00:50.

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