Gallon


Gallon households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Gallen fairly numerous: This name is concentrated around Castlederg, Tyrone, and Donegal. Ir. Ó Gaillín. Possibly from gall, a cock. A sept of Cineál Eoghain. MacLysaght also mentions a Breifne sept Ó Galláin (Gallon), but these are not in evidence at present.
Gallon Very rare: Wicklow. Ir. Ó Galláin. In Dublin, it usually occurs as Gallen, q.v.
Ó Gaillín Gallen: líon beag: Caisleán na Deirge, Tír Eoghain & Tír Chonaill. Clann de chuid Cineál Eoghain, deir Mac Firbhisigh. Brí: gall = coileach ? Féach Ó Galláin.
Ó Galláin Gallon,-en: annamh: Áth Cliath. Cuireann de Bhulbh an chlann i mBreifne. Féach Ó Gaillín, leis.

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