Hylands heads of household in the 1911 census


Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

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 1911, with total occurences

Haaland: 2
Heyland: 2
Heylands: 1
Highland: 1
Hilland: 17
Hyland: 254
Hylands: 10

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