Geelan


Geelan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Geelan fairly rare: Roscommon etc. Ir. Ó Gialláin, giall, a hostage. Originating in Galway, it is present in W Ulster. SGG.
Ó Gialláin Geelan,-on: cuíosach annamh: Ros Comáin & rl. Clann as Uí Maine (Gaillimh). An bhrí: ó ainm a bhain le giall - duine coinnithe i mbraigheanas ar mhaithe le geall a chomhlíonadh. Tá an sloinne seo in Ultaibh ach go h-annamh.

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