Mac Giolla Chuda - Irish Names and Surnames

AuthorRev Patrick Woulfe
Date1923
SourceIrish Names and Surnames

Mac GIOLLA CHUDA—IV—MacGillacuddy, MacGillecuddy, MacGillycuddy, MacIllicuddy, MacElcuddy, MacElhuddy; 'son of Giolla Mhochuda' (servant of St.Mochuda, another name for St. Carthage of Lismore); the name of an old Kerry family, a branch of that of O'Sullivan More. The head of the family is known as MacGillycuddy of the Reeks.

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