Forrestal households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Forrestal fairly numerous: Wexford-Kilkenny-Tipperary etc. Anglo-Normans, since 13 cent. They became hibernicised and were active in the affairs of the country. The name is probably cognate with Forrester.
Fuireastal Forrestal: líon beag: Cill Chainnigh-Loch Garman, Port Lairge-Tiobraid Árann. Angla-Normannaigh ón 13 céad. Forstall a bhí orthu fadó. Brí: banrach, ní coill. Bhíodar chun tosaigh i gCill Chainnigh riamh is choíche. MIF.


  • Forrestal in 1659.
  • Forrestal births mapped 1864-1913
  • Forrestal 1901 census map
  • Forrestal 1911 census map
  • Forrestal Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Forrestal Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Forrestal and a second surname are found together


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