When Ellen Conroy was born in 1861, in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, James Conroy, was 27 and her mother, Mary Loughran, was 38. She died on 21 December 1890, in her hometown, at the age of 29, and was buried in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Tighe, Brigid, Declan, Finbarr, Fintan, Liam, Niall, Nuala, Patrick Michael.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Conaire ‘descendant of Conaire’, or a byname meaning ‘keeper of the hound’ (a derivative of cú ‘hound’).
Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Conraoi or Mac Conraoi ‘descendant (or son) of Cú Raoi’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the plain’ (stressed on the final syllable).