Scanlan


Scanlan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Scannláin Scanlon: bhí an chlann sa chun tosaigh in Oirghialla agus tá an log-ainm, Baile Mhic Scannláin lámh le Dún Dealgan. Ní féidir idirdhealú a dhéanamh ar Ó Scannláin anois.
MacScanlan formerly in Louth - see Ballymascanlan. The name does not appear in current telephone directories, but has been previously recorded.
Ó Scannláin rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Scanlon.
Ó Scannláin Scanlon: líonmhar gach treo - Connachta & tuaisceart na Mumhan go sonrach. Luann de Bhulbh ceithre chlann: clanna airchinneach i gCorcaigh & Fear Manach, clann a bhí nasctha le Ó Seachnasaigh i nGaillimh chomh maith leis na daoine i Sligeach go raibh Ó Scannail, q.v., orthu ar dtús. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar Scannal.
Scanlan numerous: Munster etc. Ir. Ó Scannláin, from dimin. of first name Scannal, meaning "contention". Woulfe lists families in Sligo, Galway, Cork, Fermanagh. See Scanlon.
Scanlon numerous (double that of Scanlan): all areas, especially N Munster and Connacht. Ir. Ó Scannláin, but Mac Scannláin in Oriel. The "-lon" spelling is plentiful in Connacht where it is a synonym of Scannell, q.v. IF.

    Maps

  • Scanlan in 1659.
  • Scanlan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Scanlan 1901 census map
  • Scanlan 1911 census map
  • Scanlan Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


Parishes where Scanlan and a second surname are found together

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