Cleland


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  • Cleland in 1659.

  • Cleland births mapped 1864-1913

  • Cleland 1901 census map

  • Cleland 1911 census map

  • Cleland Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

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    Cleland
    (archived)



Parishes where Cleland and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Armagh:8Belfast city:4Down:104Limerick:1

Surname Dictionary

Cleland fairly numerous: Belfast, N Down. Ir. Mac Giolla Fhaoláin. But generally of Scottish origin, being the same Scots Gaelic name. Usually MacClelland, q.v.
Mac Giolla Fhaoláin Mac Clellan,-nd: líonmhar in Ultaibh. Is de bhunadh Albanach na daoine seo - bhí siad chun tosaigh i nGallghallaibh - ach bhí clann dúchasach i Sligeach, tráth agus seans go bhfuil cuid acu fós ann faoin leagan Gilfillan. Ainm coitinn a b'ea Faolán, leis an mbrí: mac tíre beag.
MacClelland numerous: Ulster generally etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Fhaoláin, Faolán is an early first name meaning "little wolf". They were a sept of Uí Fiachrach (Sligo) but modern Mac Clellands seem to be of Scottish origin from Galloway.MIF.
MacLelland fairly rare: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Fhaoláin, devotee of St Faolán, a first name meaning "little wolf". See also Mac Clellan.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cleland: 117
Clelland: 22
Leland: 18
Lelland: 2
McCelland: 2
McCleland: 45
McClellan: 25
McClelland: 439
McLeland: 13
McLellan: 6
McLelland: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Clealand
Cleeland
Cluland
Layland
Lealand
Lelin
M'Clelan
Mac Giolla Fhaolain
MacClellan
MacClelland
Mackcleland
MacLellan
MacLelland
Mcclalon
McClealand
McCleeland
McCleiland
McClelend
McClellant
Mcclellon
McClenlane
McClilane


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