Allen:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Allan 18
Allen 1444
Alleyn 4
McAleen 2
McAlinn 14
McAllan 10
McAllen 25
McAllin 6
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Ailéin Allen: líonmhar: Oir-thuaisceart Uladh agus tríd an dtír. Sasanach & Albanach. Mar Alleyn sna sean-taifid. Ainm Briotánach leis na Normannaigh agus ainm Gaelach i measc na n-Albanach. Féach Ó h-Ailín, leis. SGG.
Ailín Allen: ar aon dul le Ailéin, thuas.
Allan mainly with "en", numerous in N.E. Ulster but well-represented in all provinces. Scottish and English, also anglicisation of Ó h-Ailín.
Mac Ailín Mac Allen: annamh: Aontraim &rl. Gallóglaigh ó Albain sa 15 céad. Bhain siad le Muintir Chaimbéul thall. Is cosúil go bhfuil meascadh le Mac Cailín, q.v. SGG.
MacAllen fairly rare: Antrim, Cork etc. Ir. Mac Ailín, perhaps from early first name Aillén. This name is usually identified with galloglasses related to the Scottish Campbells who came to Ireland in the service of the O'Donnells in 16 cent. SI.
MacAlynn Very rare: Antrim-Tyrone.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Allen households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Antrim 151 Armagh 114
  Belfast city 59 Carlow 5
  Cavan 11 Clare 10
  Cork 104 Cork city 27
  Derry 68 Donegal 35
  Down 132 Dublin 29
  Dublin city 43 Fermanagh 35
  Galway 33 Kerry 8
  Kildare 17 Kilkenny 10
  Laois 14 Leitrim 3
  Limerick 39 Limerick city 6
  Longford 35 Louth 8
  Mayo 6 Meath 53
  Monaghan 17 Offaly 15
  Roscommon 10 Sligo 38
  Tipperary 50 Tyrone 103
  Waterford 36 Westmeath 65
  Wexford 30 Wicklow 25