Follin



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Follin households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Mayo 4 Roscommon 2
Sligo 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Folan: fairly numerous: Conamara etc. Ir. Ó Fualáin? A name long associated with Galway, it may be cognate with Ó Faoláin, which belongs to the South East. Woulfe gives the Irish as Mac Fhualáin, Mac Faoláin, Ó Cualáin (spoken language). Further, a brehon family Mac Fualáin did exist in Galway. Although fual means urine, it would appear that Ó Fualáin is the most likely original. SI,MIF & SGG.
Mac Fhualáin: Folan: Clann bhreithiúna i gConamara. Féach Ó Cualáin.
Ó Cualáin: Folan: annamh: Conamara. Dúirt T. Ó Máille gur de bhunadh Lochlannach iad, ach bhí clann bhreithiúna, Mac Fhualáin, i gConamara agus molann Mac Giolla Iasachta an leagan Ó Fualláin. Tá meascán mearaí annsa. Is ar éigin go bhfuil an leacht pearsanta fual i gceist.MIF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Folan 218
Follen 2
Follin 7


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Cualáin
Folen
Folin
Follens
Folon
Foolan
Foulon
Fowlan
Fowlen
Fowlon
Fowlone
Mac Fhualáin


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