Laffan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Laffan fairly numerous: South East, N Munster etc. Ir. Lafán. Anglo-Normans in 14 cent. Derivation: French: l'enfant (child) or La Font (place-name). SI, SGG and Dauzat.
Laffin fairly rare: Derry-Tyrone etc. Variant of Loughlin, q.v.

The surname

Parishes where Laffan and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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