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Caldwell
English
  • Surname History:
    1. A corruption of mac anluain; the name of a family of the ui fiachrach race, formerly seated in the parish of dromard, co. sligo, where o'donovan found the name under the anglicised form of maccolwan. before the end of the 16th century, it had passed into co. leitrim, and is still found in that county, and in the neighbouring county of cavan, under strange anglicised forms, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    2. A corruption of Ó huarghuis, which see; popularly supposed to be derived from 'fuar,' cold, and 'uisce,' water, and so 'translated' waters, coldwell, &;c, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Sources:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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Alternative Language

  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
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