Spellman


Spellman households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Ó Spealáin Spillane, Spellman: líonmhar: Ciarraí-Corcaigh & rl. Clann de chuid Dál gCais a bhí ina gcónaí in Éile Uí Fhógartaigh, Tiobraid Árann agus a scaipeadh go dtí iar-dheisceart na Mumhan. Ní mór a admháil, ámh, go bhfuil Garraí Uí Spealáin i machaire méith Luimnigh. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann eile i gCill Ghlas, Sligeach, a dtugadh Spellman orthu agus go bhfuil Smullen i bhfeidhm i Laighin. Tá na Connachtaigh seo líonmhar go leor; díobh-san Francis Joseph Cáirdinéal Spellman (1889-1967), ard-easpag Nua Eabhrach. Fréamh, ar ndóigh, an speal, an gléas bainte.
Spellman fairly numerous: Galway, Sligo, Roscommon etc. Ir. Ó Spealáin, speal, a scythe. A sept of the Uí Fiachrach in Sligo; unconnected, but with the same name, anglicised Spillane, in Munster. MIF.

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