Forkan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Forkan 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).

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


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Galway 2 Mayo 19

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Forkan: fairly rare: Mayo-Galway etc. Ir. Ó Gabhláin (gabhal, a fork). This name has also been anglicised Golden & Goulding.
Ó Gabhláin: Forkan,-in: cuíosach annamh: Maigh Eo-Gaillimh. Thánadar ó Thír Chonaill, deir de Bhulbh. Deineadh Goulding díobh, leis. Brí: gabhal nó ladhar.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Forkan 21
Forken 2
Forkin 14


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gabhláin


SECOND SURNAME


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