Posts Tagged ‘Charles Carroll’

Carroll, O’Carroll, MacCarroll,
MacCarvill, MacCearbhaill

The O’Carrolls go back to the third century King Oilioll Olum of Munster. Their name derives from Cearbhaill, who was the Brian Boru in 1014 at the battle of Clontarf. Cearbhaill means warlike champion and the O’Carrolls have lived up to the name. Carvill and MacCarvill are anglicized versions of Carroll and are mostly toRead more..