Holly - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Holly—This name in South-Eastern Ulster is the anglicised form of McQuillan, the County Louth sept, from Cuileann, holly, and I believe Hollywood comes from the same name, though said to come from O'Cuileanain. Hollywood is found in Armagh.

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