Neilson



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Neilson households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 1 Cavan 4
Derry 8 Down 12
Dublin city 2 Monaghan 2
Tyrone 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Neighill: Neilson: líon beag: an Mhí-Cabhán-Lú. Comh-shloinne le Mac Néill ach go bhfuil nasc Lochannach ann. Tá Njall (Lochlannach) comhchiallmhar le Niall.
Neilson: Quite numerous: Meath-Cavan-Louth etc. Ir. Mac Neighill. Derived from Norse first name Njall which is from Irish Niall. Popular English first name Nigel is cognate. So this name is basically the same as Neill & Mac Neill, q.v.
Nelson: Very numerous: Ulster, especially N Down. Ir. Mac Neighill. The well-known English name is present here; ironically, it derives ultimately from Irish Niall which is discussed under Neal and Neilson. DBS & DOS.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Neilson 30
Nelson 594


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Neighill
Nilson


SECOND SURNAME


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