Tolan heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Ó Tuathaláin (1) Toland: cuíosach líonmhar: Doire-Tír Chonaill; (2) Tolan: líon beag: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo & rl. Thosaigh an chlann sa in Inis Eoghain - chuaidh cuid aca go Connachta le linn Phlandáil Uladh ach d'fhan cuid eile acu - i nDoire ach go h-áirithe. Tá Toolis orthu in Acaill. Fear suntasach a b'ea John Toland (1670-1722), Gaeilgeoir ó Inis Eoghain, a bhí sáite i gconspóid mhór chreidimh. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar an ainm Tuathal - féach thuas.
Tolan Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast, Galway-Mayo, Donegal. Ir. Ó Tuathaláin (see Tohill). A sept of Donegal who moved to Connacht in 1602, but see Toland.
Toland fairly numerous: Derry-Donegal, Belfast etc in Ulster; Galway-Mayo in Connacht. Irish: Ó Tuathaláin, dimin. of Tuathal, ruler of people. Despite displacement in 17 cent, they are still well-represented in Ulster. MIF.
 

DEDs where Tolan and a second surname are found together

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