Cahalan



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Cork:2Galway:24Kerry:1Mayo:2
Roscommon:4Tipperary:21

Surname Dictionary

Cahalane fairly numerous: W Cork, W Kerry, N Tipperary, Laois (Cahalan) and some in Connacht. Ir. Ó Cathaláin, dim. of Cathal (strong in battle). The name of two septs, one of Limerick, the other of Oriel. In Limerick the name usually occurs as Culhane and in Ulster as Callan. MIF & SGG.
Cohalan rare: Cork. Ir. Ó Cathaláin, i.e. a synonym of Cahalane, q.v.
Culhane numerous: mainly Limerick. Ir. Ó Cathaláin. From the personal name Cathal. A number of synonyms occur: Cahalan, Cohalan, Cahillane. The sept originated in Limerick.MIF.
Ó Cathaláin Cahalane, Culhane (Luimneach), Cohalan (Corcaigh): líon beag: Iarthar Chorcaí, Luimneach, Ciarraí, Connachta. Ón ainm pearsanta Cathal, "neart sa chath". Bhí clann díobh in Uaithne (oirthear Luimnigh) agus ceann eile i Ros Comáin.

Variants in Griffith's
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Cahalan: 54
Cahalane: 58
Cahaline: 2
Cahelin: 7
Cahilin: 2
Cahillan: 8
Cahillane: 20
Culhane: 120

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Cahalann
Cahalin
Cahallan
Cahallane
Cahallin
Cahalon
Cahalone
Cahelane
Cahelen
Cahilan
Cahilane
Cahillaane
Cahlane
Caholan
Caholane
Caholin
Cathalaen
Cathalean
Cohalan
Cohalane
Cohalaun
Cohalin
Cohelan
Cohelane
Cohilane
Cohillane
Coholan
Coholane
Colhown
Culhan
Cullhan
Cullhane
Cuoiny
Kahalane
O Cathalain


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