Hylands heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Hilland fairly rare: Belfast, Down.
Hylands numerous: all areas, particularly S Midlands. Ir. Ó h-Aoláin; originally Ó Faoláin, (Whelan). The name occurs in England as Hayland and this may the origin of some of those in Ulster. SI.
Ó h-Aoláin Heelan i Luimneach, Hyland i gcoiteann: líonmhar, Lár na Tíre, Connachta &rl. Deir de Bhulbh go bhfuil Holland ortha in Ultaibh. Ar aon chuma, Ó Faoláin ba chóir a bheith ortha go léir: mar sin, féach an iontráil sin. SI & SGG.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Haaland: 1
Heyland: 4
Highland: 6
Highlands: 3
Hiland: 3
Hilland: 16
Hyland: 246
Hylands: 11

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