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Whelan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 2 Armagh 4
Belfast city 2 Carlow 122
Cavan 6 Clare 50
Cork 48 Cork city 3
Derry 1 Down 1
Dublin 53 Dublin city 57
Galway 119 Kerry 19
Kildare 90 Kilkenny 227
Laois 492 Leitrim 20
Limerick 42 Limerick city 8
Longford 10 Louth 3
Mayo 9 Meath 12
Monaghan 3 Offaly 53
Roscommon 7 Sligo 1
Tipperary 256 Tyrone 6
Waterford 474 Westmeath 7
Wexford 220 Wicklow 83

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Phelan: Very numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. Ó Faoláin, faol, a wolf. They were chiefs of the Déise (Waterford). In 1169 A.D. the first man to fall in battle resisting the Invasion. In W Ulster, a bardic family, Ó Fialáin. SI & IF.
Whalen: Very rare: Tipperary. As Whelan.
Whealen: Very rare: Dublin. See Whelan.
Whelan: Very numerous: all areas, especially South east and Munster. Ir. Ó Faoláin, faol, wolf. A sept of the Decies, Waterford; Ó Faoláin was the first chief to fall resisting the Invasion in 1169. See also Phelan. IF.
Ó Faoláin: Phelan, Whelan: an-líonmhar: gach aird - san Oir-dheisceart & sa Mhumhain go sonrach. Tiarnaí na nDéise - Ó Faoláin an chéad taoiseach a thuit agus é ag cosaint na tíre ar na Normannaigh. Bhí clann eile i gCill Chainnigh. Fréamh: ón bhfocal faol a chiallaíonn mac tíre. Féach Ó Fialáin, leis. IF.
Ó Faoláin: fairly rare: Dublin, South East. Ir. Lang. See Whelan.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Phelan 1211
Phelin 3
Welan 2
Whealan 3
Wheelan 5
Whelan 2510


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Faoláin
Feelan
Felan
O'Phelan
Phalan
Phealan
Phealand
Pheland
Phelen
Phelon
Philan
Whalan
Whalen
Whalin
Whalon
Whealen
Whealon
Wheilan
Wheland
Whelands
Whelane
Whelans
Whelen
Whelin
Wheling
Whellan
Whellon
Whelon
Whelun
Whilan


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