Whelan


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    Whelan




Parishes where Whelan and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:2Armagh:4Belfast city:2Carlow:122
Cavan:6Clare:50Cork:48Cork city:3
Derry:1Down:1Dublin:53Dublin city:57
Galway:119Kerry:19Kildare:90Kilkenny:227
Laois:492Leitrim:20Limerick:42Limerick city:8
Longford:10Louth:3Mayo:9Meath:12
Monaghan:3Offaly:53Roscommon:7Sligo:1
Tipperary:256Tyrone:6Waterford:474Westmeath:7
Wexford:220Wicklow:83

Surname Dictionary

Ó Faoláin fairly rare: Dublin, South East. Ir. Lang. See Whelan.
Ó Faoláin Phelan, Whelan: an-líonmhar: gach aird - san Oir-dheisceart & sa Mhumhain go sonrach. Tiarnaí na nDéise - Ó Faoláin an chéad taoiseach a thuit agus é ag cosaint na tíre ar na Normannaigh. Bhí clann eile i gCill Chainnigh. Fréamh: ón bhfocal faol a chiallaíonn mac tíre. Féach Ó Fialáin, leis. IF.
Phelan Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. Ó Faoláin, faol, a wolf. They were chiefs of the Déise (Waterford). In 1169 A.D. the first man to fall in battle resisting the Invasion. In W Ulster, a bardic family, Ó Fialáin. SI & IF.
Whalen Very rare: Tipperary. As Whelan.
Whealen Very rare: Dublin. See Whelan.
Whelan Very numerous: all areas, especially South east and Munster. Ir. Ó Faoláin, faol, wolf. A sept of the Decies, Waterford; Ó Faoláin was the first chief to fall resisting the Invasion in 1169. See also Phelan. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Phelan: 1211
Phelin: 3
Welan: 2
Whealan: 3
Wheelan: 5
Whelan: 2510

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Feelan
Felan
Fellane
Feolane
O Faolain
O'Phelan
Phalan
Phealan
Phealand
Phelain
Pheland
Phelane
Phelen
Phellane
Phelon
Philan
Whalan
Whalen
Whalin
Whalon
Whealen
Whealon
Wheilan
Wheland
Whelands
Whelane
Whelann
Whelans
Whelen
Whelin
Wheling
Whellan
Whellon
Whelon
Whelun
Whilan


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