Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name McGonagle is Mag Congail, which means son of the most valorous one.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McGonagle research.Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McGonagle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Just like the English language, the Gaelic language of Ireland
was not standardized in the Middle Ages. Therefore, one's name was often recorded under several different spellings during the life of its bearer. Spelling variations
revealed in the search for the origins of the McGonagle family name include MacGonigle, MacGonagle, Magonagle, Magonigele and many more.