Fall



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FALL BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Fall households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Fall households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 5 Clare 1
Donegal 1 Louth 1
Mayo 2 Monaghan 3
Sligo 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Falls: Quite numerous: E Ulster, Tyrone etc. English, 17 cent in Tyrone; also Ir. Mac Pháil and Ir. Ó Maolfábhail, q.v. Fall is very rare, but see MacFall & MacFaul. SI.
Faul: Very rare: Louth, Sligo etc. See Fall.
Fawl: rare: Clare etc. Abbreviation of (1) MacFall (Mac Pháil); (2) Mulfaul (Ó Maolfábhail) See Fall and Faul. SI.
MacFall: numerous: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Pháil (Paul). In Scotland as Mac Phail. The Ulster names may well be of Scots origin. See also Mac Faul.
MacFaul: fairly numerous: Antrim-Derry-Donegal etc. The name may be Scottish or Irish, deriving from Mac Pháil (son of Paul). See also Mac Fall.
Ó Maolfábhail: Lavelle, MacFall: líonmhar: Connachta & Ulaidh, Cill Mhantáin-Cill Dara-an Mhí. Bíodh gur sloinne Francach Lavelle, is cosúil gur Gaeil ar fad atá i gceist annso. Bhí clann amháin in Inis Eoghain agus ceann eile ag Domhnach Pádraig i nGaillimh. Deineadh Lavelle den dream deireannach sa, ag iarraidh a sinsearthacht Ghaelach a cheilt. Bíonn Melville orthu, uaireannta. Fréamh: de réir an Duinnínigh, ciallaíonn "fabhal" bogadh, casadh, turas. Fear mór taistil, b'fhéidir! MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Fall 14
Falls 50
Faul 9
Fauls 4
Fawl 2
Fawle 3
Fawls 2
McFall 173
McFalls 7
McFaul 16
McFawl 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Maolfábhail
Faulds
Faull
MacFall
MacFaul
McFaull


SECOND SURNAME


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