Gallon



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gallon 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).

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


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Cavan 5 Donegal 1
Fermanagh 2 Tyrone 30

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gallen: fairly numerous: This name is concentrated around Castlederg, Tyrone, and Donegal. Ir. Ó Gaillín. Possibly from gall, a cock. A sept of Cineál Eoghain. MacLysaght also mentions a Breifne sept Ó Galláin (Gallon), but these are not in evidence at present.
Gallon: Very rare: Wicklow. Ir. Ó Galláin. In Dublin, it usually occurs as Gallen, q.v.
Ó Gaillín: Gallen: líon beag: Caisleán na Deirge, Tír Eoghain & Tír Chonaill. Clann de chuid Cineál Eoghain, deir Mac Firbhisigh. Brí: gall = coileach ? Féach Ó Galláin.
Ó Galláin: Gallon,-en: annamh: Áth Cliath. Cuireann de Bhulbh an chlann i mBreifne. Féach Ó Gaillín, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gallen 9
Gallon 38


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gaillín
Ó Galláin
Galen


SECOND SURNAME


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