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Offline Skoosh

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Re: Gaelic translation of McGilichallum or McGillichallum
« Reply #9 on: Friday 01 September 17 10:52 BST (UK) »
I think son of the servant of Malcolm, MacGilliechallum is the patronymic of Macleod of Lewis.

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Re: Gaelic translation of McGilichallum or McGillichallum
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 03 October 17 04:38 BST (UK) »
I would however be interested in how the above theory of son of Gilbert came about because there was a Gilbert a few generations down the line in the family I am researching.

What were the names of the children in order of the person who you believe to be the son of 'McGilichallum' as this may be a clue?

Is he referred to as 'his name' then 'McGilichallum'?

The context of things can make a difference.

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Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, MacKinnon, MacPhee

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