Geelan



Parishes where Geelan 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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Cavan:4Dublin:1Leitrim:23Longford:8
Roscommon:4Sligo:1Westmeath:2

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.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Geelan: 43
Geelin: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Geeling
Geelon
O Giallain


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