Laughlan heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Laughlin fairly numerous: Belfast, Antrim etc. Ir. Lochlainn (Scandinavia). Perhaps for Mac Lochlainn from Norse first name Lachlan in Scotland. See O'Loughlin.
Loughlin numerous: Ulster, Connacht, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, Lochlann, a first name probably meaning Viking. The best-known sept was of Dál gCais (Clare) and the name exists also as MacLoughlin, q.v. GPN.
Mac Lachlainn Mac Laughlin (Éire), Mac Lachlan (Alba): leagan tuaisceartach de Mac Lochlainn, q.v. Bhí an chlann Albanach suite i Srath Lachlainn, Oirear Gael, agus iad líonmhar i gcónaí.
Mac Lochlainn Mac Loughlin, Mac Laughlin: an-líonmhar: Tír Conaill, Doire, Cúige Uladh i gcoitinne agus ar fud na tíre. Ag fágaint clann ríoga na Mí, Ó Maoilsheachlainn (q.v.) ar leataobh, dírímís ar an gcraobh shinseartha d'Uí Néill an tuaiscirt, a bhí suite in Inis Eoghain; chailleadar forlámhas i 1241 ach bhí brainsí i Liatroim & rl. Sa 20 céad, thionscnaigh Tomás Mac Lochlainn (1896-1971) innealtóir, scéim hidrileictreach na Sionainne a chuir bonn faoi fhorbairt nua-aimsire na tíre. IF.
MacClaughlin rare: Belfast area. Variant of Mac Laughlin, q.v.
MacCloughlin Very rare: Antrim. See Mac Loughlin.
MacGlaughlin Quite numerous: Dublin, Tyrone etc. Ir. Mag Lochlainn. See Mac Loughlin.
MacGloughlin rare: Dublin etc. See Mac Loughlin.
MacLachlan fairly rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Lachlainn. Scots form of Mac Lochlainn: Mac Loughlin, q.v.
MacLauchlan Very rare: Fermanagh. See Mac Laughlin.
MacLaughlin Very numerous: all areas, especially Donegal-Derry and Ulster generally. Ir. Mac Lochlainn, from a Norse first name. An important sept of the Northern Uí Néill, located in Inishowen (Donegal). Other septs existed elsewhere. Also as Mac Loughlin, q.v. SI.
MacLochlainn rare: Donegal etc. Ir.Lang. See Mac Laughlin.
MacLoghlin Very rare: Dublin. See Mac Loughlin.
MacLoughlin Very numerous: all areas, especially Donegal and Ulster generally; Louth and N Midlands. Ir. Mac Lochlainn, from Norse first name meaning, perhaps, "viking". More usually Mac Laughlin in the North. There were two principal septs: one of the Northern Uí Néill; the other not Mac Loughlin at all but O'Melaghlin, descended from the High-King Maoilsheachlainn and located in Meath. IF.
Mag Lachlainn athleagan de Mag Lochlainn, q.v. ach measctha le Mac Giolla t-Seachlainn.
Mag Lochlainn Mac Glaughlin: líon beag: Tír Eoghain & rl. Athleagan ar Mac Lochlainn.
Ó Lochlainn rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Loughlin.
Ó Lochlainn O'Loughlin, Loughlin: líonmhar tríd an dtír: in Ultaibh, Connachta, an Clár go sonrach. Clann a bhí i gceannas i gCorca Modhruaidh (Deoise Chill Fhionnabhrach anois). Tá meascadh le Mac Lochlainn sa tuaisceart agus in Oirghialla deineadh Loughlin agus Laughlin díobh.
O'Loghlen Quite numerous: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn. A sept of the Burren, N Clare. See O'Loughlin.
O'Loughlin numerous: all areas, especially Clare. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, from a first name of Norse origin. A sept of Clare located in the Burren. IF.
 

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