Phelan heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Clogh: 5
Antrim: Dock Ward: 2
Armagh: Armagh E. Urban: 1
Carlow: Bagenalstown Rural: 1
Carlow: Bagenalstown Urban: 2
Carlow: Ballinacarrig: 1
Carlow: Ballyellen: 2
Carlow: Ballymoon: 1
Carlow: Borris: 1
Carlow: Carlow Urban: 1
Carlow: Coonague: 1
Carlow: Glynn: 1
Carlow: Sliguff: 1
Cavan: Ballyhaise: 2
Cork: Aglish: 1
Cork: Bandon Town: 3
Cork: Caherlag: 1
Cork: Charleville: 1
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 2
Cork: Cork No. 5 Urban: 1
Cork: Cork No. 6 Urban: 1
Cork: Leitrim: 1
Cork: Middleton Urban: 1
Cork: Rathcooney: 1
Cork: Teadies: 1
Donegal: Glenties: 1
Donegal: Rathmelton: 1
Down: Killough: 1
Down: Ormeau: 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 7
Dublin: Blackrock No. 2: 1
Dublin: Castleknock: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Inn's Quay: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 3: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 4: 3
Dublin: Mansion House: 1
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 3
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 9
Dublin: Pembroke East: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 5
Dublin: Rathcoole: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 6
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 7
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 2
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 6
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 5
Fermanagh: Tirmacspird: 1
Galway: Colmanstown: 1
Galway: Kinvarra: 1
Galway: Portumna: 1
Kerry: Dingle: 1
Kerry: Tralee Urban (part of): 1
Kildare: Athy Rural: 1
Kildare: Carnalway: 1
Kildare: Kilcullen: 1
Kildare: Kill: 1
Kildare: Kilrainy: 1
Kildare: Monasterevin: 1
Kildare: Timahoe North: 1
Kilkenny: Aglish: 9
Kilkenny: Attanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Balleen: 3
Kilkenny: Ballinamara: 3
Kilkenny: Ballincrea: 4
Kilkenny: Ballybeagh: 1
Kilkenny: Ballycallan: 3
Kilkenny: Ballycondra: 2
Kilkenny: Ballydonnell: 5
Kilkenny: Ballyragget: 21
Kilkenny: Baunmore: 5
Kilkenny: Boolyglass: 2
Kilkenny: Brownsford: 2
Kilkenny: Callan Rural: 3
Kilkenny: Callan Urban: 4
Kilkenny: Castlecomer: 4
Kilkenny: Castlegannon: 2
Kilkenny: Clamantagh: 1
Kilkenny: Clogharinka: 3
Kilkenny: Coolcraheen: 4
Kilkenny: Dunbell: 1
Kilkenny: Dunkitt: 2
Kilkenny: Dunmore: 4
Kilkenny: Dysartmoon: 1
Kilkenny: Ennisnag: 1
Kilkenny: Farnogue: 1
Kilkenny: Fiddown: 1
Kilkenny: Freshford: 4
Kilkenny: Galmoy: 10
Kilkenny: Glashane: 2
Kilkenny: Goresbridge: 1
Kilkenny: Gowran: 4
Kilkenny: Graiguemanagh: 2
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 1
Kilkenny: Jerpoint West: 1
Kilkenny: Kilbride: 4
Kilkenny: Kilcolumb: 5
Kilkenny: Kilkeasy: 3
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 1 Urban: 26
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 2 Urban: 8
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 6
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Urban No. 2: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkieran: 3
Kilkenny: Killahy: 2
Kilkenny: Killamery: 2
Kilkenny: Kilmacar: 5
Kilkenny: Kilmaganny: 5
Kilkenny: Kilmakevoge: 3
Kilkenny: Kilmanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Lisdowney: 3
Kilkenny: Listerlin: 1
Kilkenny: Moneenroe: 1
Kilkenny: Mothell: 1
Kilkenny: Muckalee: 8
Kilkenny: Odagh: 1
Kilkenny: Piltown: 3
Kilkenny: Pleberstown: 1
Kilkenny: Pollrone: 6
Kilkenny: Portnascully: 4
Kilkenny: Rathbeagh: 1
Kilkenny: Rathcoole: 3
Kilkenny: Rathealy: 1
Kilkenny: Rathpatrick: 2
Kilkenny: Rosbercon Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Rossinan: 3
Kilkenny: Scotsborough Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Shambogh: 2
Kilkenny: Shankill: 3
Kilkenny: St. Canice's: 2
Kilkenny: Templeorum: 4
Kilkenny: Thomastown: 4
Kilkenny: Tubbridbrittain: 10
Kilkenny: Tubbriel: 3
Kilkenny: Tullaghanbrogue: 2
Kilkenny: Tullaghought: 1
Kilkenny: Tullaherin: 1
Kilkenny: Ullid: 3
Kilkenny: Urlingford: 3
Kilkenny: Whitechurch: 1
King's Co.: Bawn: 2
King's Co.: Clara: 2
King's Co.: Doon: 1
King's Co.: Ettagh: 1
King's Co.: Geashill: 1
King's Co.: Hunston: 1
King's Co.: Kilcolman: 2
King's Co.: Killeigh: 2
King's Co.: Kinnitty: 1
King's Co.: Monasteroris: 1
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
King's Co.: Shinrone: 1
Limerick: Knockaderry: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 5 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 8 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick South Rural: 1
Limerick: Newcastle Urban: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 1
Mayo: Kilcommon: 3
Meath: Drumcondra: 5
Monaghan: Carrickmacross Urban: 1
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 17
Queen's Co.: Aghmacart: 3
Queen's Co.: Arderin: 2
Queen's Co.: Ballinakill: 11
Queen's Co.: Ballyfin: 2
Queen's Co.: Ballyroan: 3
Queen's Co.: Blandsfort: 6
Queen's Co.: Borris in Ossory: 3
Queen's Co.: Brisha: 8
Queen's Co.: Caher: 4
Queen's Co.: Castletown: 11
Queen's Co.: Clash: 7
Queen's Co.: Clonin: 8
Queen's Co.: Clonkeen: 5
Queen's Co.: Clonmore: 1
Queen's Co.: Coolrain: 4
Queen's Co.: Cuffsborough: 10
Queen's Co.: Cullahill: 3
Queen's Co.: Dangans: 1
Queen's Co.: Donaghmore: 2
Queen's Co.: Donore: 17
Queen's Co.: Durrow: 5
Queen's Co.: Dysartgallen: 1
Queen's Co.: Grantstown: 7
Queen's Co.: Kilcoke: 2
Queen's Co.: Kildellig: 2
Queen's Co.: Killermogh: 8
Queen's Co.: Kilnaseer: 3
Queen's Co.: Kyle: 5
Queen's Co.: Kyle South: 2
Queen's Co.: Lacka: 8
Queen's Co.: Luggagurren: 2
Queen's Co.: Maryborough Urban: 3
Queen's Co.: Marymount: 3
Queen's Co.: Moneymore: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Urban: 3
Queen's Co.: Mountrath: 22
Queen's Co.: Nealstown: 1
Queen's Co.: Omorforest: 1
Queen's Co.: Raheen: 20
Queen's Co.: Rathdowney: 4
Queen's Co.: Trumra: 2
Roscommon: Ballinasloe Urban: 1
Sligo: Ballynashee: 1
Tipperary: Anner: 3
Tipperary: Ardfinan: 1
Tipperary: Ballingarry: 1
Tipperary: Ballymurreen: 1
Tipperary: Ballyphilip: 1
Tipperary: Ballyporeen: 1
Tipperary: Bansha: 1
Tipperary: Borrisokane: 1
Tipperary: Borrisoleigh: 1
Tipperary: Buolick: 3
Tipperary: Caher: 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Rural): 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 4
Tipperary: Carrickbeg Urban: 2
Tipperary: Cashel Urban: 5
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 6
Tipperary: Clonmel Rural: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel West Urban: 7
Tipperary: Derrygrath: 2
Tipperary: Dolla: 1
Tipperary: Donohill: 2
Tipperary: Drangan: 3
Tipperary: Farranrory: 1
Tipperary: Fennor: 1
Tipperary: Fethard Town: 2
Tipperary: Garrangibbon: 4
Tipperary: Graystown: 1
Tipperary: Inch: 2
Tipperary: Inishlounaght: 3
Tipperary: Kilcash: 1
Tipperary: Kilcooly: 2
Tipperary: Kilkeary: 1
Tipperary: Killadriffe: 2
Tipperary: Kilmurry: 2
Tipperary: Kiltinan: 1
Tipperary: Kilvemnon: 3
Tipperary: Knockgraffon: 3
Tipperary: Littleton: 1
Tipperary: Modeshil: 5
Tipperary: Newcastle: 2
Tipperary: Newtown: 4
Tipperary: Peppardstown: 1
Tipperary: Rahelty: 1
Tipperary: Roscrea: 2
Tipperary: Templeneiry: 1
Tipperary: Thurles Urban: 1
Tipperary: Tipperary West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Tullaghmelan: 1
Tipperary: Upperchurch: 10
Tyrone: Coagh: 2
Tyrone: Urney, East: 1
Waterford: Ballydurn: 2
Waterford: Ballymacarbry: 2
Waterford: Ballynakill: 6
Waterford: Cappoquin: 3
Waterford: Carrigbeg Rural: 2
Waterford: Clonea: 1
Waterford: Comeragh: 1
Waterford: Drumcannon: 1
Waterford: Drumroe: 1
Waterford: Dunhill: 1
Waterford: Faithlegg: 4
Waterford: Fenoagh: 7
Waterford: Fews: 1
Waterford: Glen: 3
Waterford: Glenwilliam: 1
Waterford: Graignagower: 4
Waterford: Gurteen: 5
Waterford: Islandikane: 5
Waterford: Kilcullihan: 4
Waterford: Killea: 5
Waterford: Kilmacleague: 3
Waterford: Kilmacomma: 1
Waterford: Kilmacthomas: 5
Waterford: Kilmeadan: 2
Waterford: Kilronan: 2
Waterford: Newcastle: 6
Waterford: Newtown: 1
Waterford: No. 1 Urban: 1
Waterford: Pembrokestown: 3
Waterford: Portlaw: 5
Waterford: Rathgomuck: 1
Waterford: Reisk: 1
Waterford: Ross: 2
Waterford: St. Mary's: 5
Waterford: Tramore: 14
Waterford: Waterford No. 2 Urban: 19
Waterford: Waterford No. 3 Urban: 25
Waterford: Waterford No. 4 Urban (part of): 9
Waterford: Waterford No. 5 Urban: 4
Waterford: Waterford Rural: 5
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 1: 8
Waterford: Woodstown: 1
Westmeath: Athlone West Urban: 1
Westmeath: Castletown: 1
Westmeath: Emper: 1
Westmeath: Kilbeggan: 1
Westmeath: Rahugh: 1
Wexford: Ballyhack: 1
Wexford: Killann: 1
Wexford: New Ross, Urban: 2
Wexford: Rosbercon: 2
Wexford: Wexford No. 2 Urban: 1
Wicklow: Aughrim: 3
Wicklow: Baltinglass: 1
Wicklow: Dunganstown South: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Urban: 2

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

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.
Ó Fialáin Phelan: fíor-annamh mar ghalldú sa chás sa. Clann fhileata in Ultaibh. SI.
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.
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 1911, with total occurences

Phelan: 322
Phelen: 1
Phelin: 1
Phelon: 1
Philan: 5
Welan: 1
Whalan: 3
Whealan: 4
Whealon: 2
Wheelan: 8
Whelan: 661
Whelen: 1
Whellan: 1
Whelon: 5
Whilan: 8

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