Cahill is a name of Irish origin. It is the anglicized version of the Gaelic "O'Cathal" meaning "descendant of Cathal." "O'Cathal" consists of two parts: "cad" means battle and "valos" means mighty or powerful. The name may refer to:

*Cahill U.S. Marshal a 1973 movie with John Wayne and George Kennedy.;Music:
*Cahill (band) a house music group from Liverpool. Named after Tim Cahill.;Persons:
*Barry Cahill (contemporary), Irish Gaelic Football player
*Charles Cahill (disambiguation)
*Christina Cahill (née Boxer)(b. 1957), former British middle distance athlete
*Darren Cahill (b. 1965), Australian professional tennis player and coach
*Duane Cahill (b. 1962), renowned American fantasy football expert
*Eddie Cahill (b. 1978), American actor
*Edward Cahill (1867–1941), Irish Jesuit priest and academic
*Erin Cahill (b. 1980), American actress
*Gary Cahill (b. 1985), English football player
*Holger Cahill (1887–1960), Icelandic-American Director of the U.S. Federal Art Project
*Horace T. Cahill (fl. 20th c.), American politician; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts 1939–1945
*James F. Cahill (1926 - 2008), American pioneer of scuba diving industry, one of the first Navy Seals
*Joe Cahill (1920–2004), Irish republican and IRA leader
*John Cahill (b. 1940), Australian rules football player and coach
*John Baptist Cahill (1841–1910), English Roman Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth
*John P. Cahill (contemporary), American politician from New York; Chief of Staff to New York Governor Pataki
*Joseph Cahill (1891–1959), Australian politician, Premier of New South Wales 1952–1959
*Kevin Cahill (contemporary), American politician from New York; state representative
*Kevin Cahill (author) (b. 1944), Irish born author and investigative journalist
*Leo Cahill (b. 1930), American professional football coach with the CFL
*Mabel Cahill (1863–"unknown"), Irish championship tennis player
*Martin Cahill (1949–1994), Irish criminal known as "The General"
*Mary Beth Cahill (contemporary), American political figure, campaign manager for John Kerry
*Mildred Ann Cahill (1925-2002) Alaskan homesteader
*Ollie Cahill (contemporary), Irish professional football player
*Patricia Cahill (contemporary), Irish singer
*Reginald T. Cahill Australian theoretical physicist and main founder of Process Physics.
*Robert Ellis Cahill (1934–2005), American author of books on history, folklore, shipwrecks, and pirates
*Rowan Cahill (b. 1945), Australian historian and journalist
*Sally Cahill (contemporary), American voice actor and screen actress
*Sally Cahill (contemporary), Australian actress
*Sarah Cahill (b. 1978), American beauty queen
*Sarah Cahill (b. 1960), American pianist, writer and radio host
*Thaddeus Cahill (1867–1934), inventor of the teleharmonium
*Thomas Cahill (b. 1940), American scholar and writer
*Thomas Cahill (1864-1951), American soccer coach
*Tim Cahill (b. 1979), Australian professional football player
*Tim Cahill (b. 1943), American travel writer and magazine editor
*Timothy P. Cahill (b. 1959), American politician from Massachusetts; state treasurer
*Tom Cahill (1924–1983), Australian politician from New South Wales
*William T. Cahill (1912–1996), American politician from New Jersey; U.S. Representative, Governor of New Jersey

ee also

*Cahill Expressway, Sydney, Australia
*Cahill Gordon & Reindel, American law firm based in New York
*Cahill Racing, Indy car Racing team
*Cahill Stadium, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
*John Cahill Medal, award in Australian rules football

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