McFaul



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:6Cavan:1Derry:9

Surname Dictionary

Falls Quite numerous: E Ulster, Tyrone etc. English, 17 cent in Tyrone; also Ir. Mac Pháil and Ir. Ó Maolfábhail, q.v. Fall is very rare, but see MacFall & MacFaul. SI.
Faul Very rare: Louth, Sligo etc. See Fall.
Fawl rare: Clare etc. Abbreviation of (1) MacFall (Mac Pháil); (2) Mulfaul (Ó Maolfábhail) See Fall and Faul. SI.
Mac Pháil Mac Fall, Mac Faul: líonmhar: Aontroim-Doire-Tír Conaill. Craobh den chlann Albanach, Mac an Taoisigh agus, uaireannta, athleagan d'Ó Maolfabhail, q.v. Is é Mac Phail an leagan coitinn in Albain. Ón ainm Pól. Féach Mac Phóil, leis.
MacFall numerous: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Pháil (Paul). In Scotland as Mac Phail. The Ulster names may well be of Scots origin. See also Mac Faul.
MacFaul fairly numerous: Antrim-Derry-Donegal etc. The name may be Scottish or Irish, deriving from Mac Pháil (son of Paul). See also Mac Fall.

Variants in Griffith's
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Fall: 14
Falls: 50
Faul: 9
Fauls: 4
Fawl: 2
Fawle: 3
Fawls: 2
McFall: 173
McFalls: 7
McFaul: 16
McFawl: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Fallace
Fallas
Faulds
Faule
Faull
Mac Phail
MacFall
MacFaul
McFaull


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