Whalen heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

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 1901, with total occurences

O'Phelan: 2
Whalan: 2
Whalen: 10
Whealen: 3
Whealon: 9
Whelan: 655
Whelane: 3
Whelen: 5
Whelon: 9
Whilan: 6

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