Farrell



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

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Surname Dictionary

Farrell Very numerous: all areas but least in Cork. Ir. Ó Fearghail (man of valour). Mediaeval septs were in Longford, Tyrone, Wicklow. Also appears as O'Farrell, O'Ferrall, Frahill.
Ferrall Very rare: Longford. See Farrell.
Ó Fearghail rare: Dublin etc. See Farrell & Farrelly.
Ó Fearghail O'Farrell, Farrell: líonmhar ar fud na tíre, sa Lár ach go h-áirithe. Bhí an chlann ba thábhachtaí i Longfort agus bhíodar chun tosaigh i saol na h-Éireann riamh is choíche. Bhí dhá bhrainse díobh: Buí & Bán. Clanna eile i gCill Mhantáin & Tír Eoghain. An bhrí: fear + gal (fuinneamh). Dob'í Anghaile (Longfort) a gcríoch faoi leith. IF.
O'Farrell numerous: all areas, especially Midlands and Munster. Ir. Ó Fearghaill (man of valour). A major sept of Longford. See also Farrell. IF.
O'Ferrall Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Fearghail. See O'Farrell and Farrell.

    Maps

  • Farrell in 1659.
  • Farrell births mapped 1864-1913
  • Farrell 1901 census map
  • Farrell 1911 census map
  • Farrell Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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