Philbin


Philbin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Filbin rare: Armagh. Ir. Mac Philbin (dimin. of Phillip). This name relates to Mayo where they were connected to the Burkes and the Barretts. See also Philbin.MIF.
Mac Philbín Philbin: líon beag: Maigh Eo-Gaillimh. Bhí clann aitheanta i mBuireas Umhaill, Maigh Eo, sa 16 céad agus is cosúil gur craobh des na Búrcaigh iad, bíodh is gur cheap O'Donovan gur bhain siad leis na Bairéadaigh. Bunaithe ar an ainm Pilib (Phillip).
MacPhilbin Very rare: Galway. Ir. Mac Philbín, dimin. of Phillip. A name adopted by a branch of the Burkes of Connacht. See also Philbin.MIF.
Philbin Quite numerous: Mayo-Galway etc. Ir. Mac Philibín, dimin. of Phillip: a name adopted by a branch of the Burkes in Mayo, where they became an Irish sept. Also Mac Philbin.

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