O'Melaghlin


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No O'Melaghlin households in mid-19th century Ireland


O'Melaghlin households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No O'Melaghlin households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Laughlin: fairly numerous: Belfast, Antrim etc. Ir. Lochlainn (Scandinavia). Perhaps for Mac Lochlainn from Norse first name Lachlan in Scotland. See O'Loughlin.
Loughlin: numerous: Ulster, Connacht, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, Lochlann, a first name probably meaning Viking. The best-known sept was of Dál gCais (Clare) and the name exists also as MacLoughlin, q.v. GPN.
O'Loghlen: Quite numerous: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn. A sept of the Burren, N Clare. See O'Loughlin.
O'Loughlin: numerous: all areas, especially Clare. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, from a first name of Norse origin. A sept of Clare located in the Burren. IF.
Ó Lochlainn: rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Loughlin.
Ó Lochlainn: O'Loughlin, Loughlin: líonmhar tríd an dtír: in Ultaibh, Connachta, an Clár go sonrach. Clann a bhí i gceannas i gCorca Modhruaidh (Deoise Chill Fhionnabhrach anois). Tá meascadh le Mac Lochlainn sa tuaisceart agus in Oirghialla deineadh Loughlin agus Laughlin díobh.
Ó Maoilsheachlainn: O'Melaghlin tráth dá raibh ach Mac Loughlin anois. Clann a shíolraigh ó Mhaelsheachlainn II, Ard-Rí Éireann, (980-1002) nuair a bhain Brian Bóroimhe an choróin de. Annsan chailleadar chuid mhaith tailte ag an Ionradh Normannach agus chuadar ar gcúl de réir a chéile gur imíodar as amharc i gconcas Rí Liam agus tugadh Mac Loughlin orthu. Maireann a sliocht i Lár na Tíre fós. Fréamh: ón ainm Seachlann, gaelú ar an ainm Laidne Secundius. IF.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Laughlin 19
Loughlan 43
Loughlin 586
O'Loghlen 6
O'Loghlin 8
O'Loughlin 256


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Lochlainn
Ó Maoilsheachlainn
Laghlen
Laghlin
Lauchlan
Laughlan
Laughlen
Laughlon
Lawhlan
Leghlan
Leighlin
Loahlan
Lochlin
Locklin
Locklon
Loghlan
Loghlane
Loughlane
Loughlen
Loughling
Louglin
O Lochlainn
O Loughlin
O'Laughan
O'Laughlin
O'Lochlain
O'Loghlan
O'Loughlan
O'Loughlen
O'Melaghlin


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