Ó hEóluis - Irish Names and Surnames

AuthorRev Patrick Woulfe
Date1923
SourceIrish Names and Surnames

Ó hEÓLUIS, Ó hEÓLUSA—I—Olus; 'descendant of Eolus' (knowledge); the name of a Leitrim family who were anciently chiefs of Muinntear Eoluis, in that county. They afterwards changed their name to Mac Raghnaill, which see. O'Donovan, however, writes: "This family name is still in use and anglicised Olus." It must be extremely rare.

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