macFarland heads of household in the 1911 census

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

Surname Dictionary

Mac Pharthaláin Mac Farlane: líonmhar: Aontroim-Tír Eoghain. Sliocht na n-Albanach - bhí Clann Allan orthu i dtuaisceart na h-Alban agus tá "lóchrann Mhic Pharthaláin" (an ghealach) ina a nath cainte thall i gcónaí. Is cosúil go bhfuil an sloinne bunaithe ar an ainm Parthalán a thagann ón ainm Eabhraise Bartholomew, "mac trodach".
MacFarland numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Mac Pharthaláin, from gaelicisation of biblical Bartholomew. They were a literary sept of Oriel. See also Mac Parland.
MacFarlane numerous: Antrim-Tyrone etc. Scottish name synonymous with Mac Farland but distinction would now be difficult. They were known as Clan Allan in the Highlands. SS.
MacFarline rare: Tyrone etc. As Mac Farlane.

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Farland: 2
MacFarlan: 1
MacFarland: 7
MacFarlane: 10
McFarlan: 2
McFarland: 163
McFarlane: 68
McFarlin: 4
McPharlan: 2
McPharland: 1
McPharlane: 2
McPharlin: 2

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