Meharg, Maharg - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Meharg, Maharg—These two names are the shortened anglicised forms of M'Ilhargy. Other forms are M'Ilharg and McElhargy; in Gaelic the name is written Mac Giolla-Chairge, and is mostly found in Galloway and in Ulster, particularly in S.E. Derry.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees