Dillon


Dillon households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Dillane Quite numerous: Limerick-Kerry. Ir. Ó Duilleáin, a form of Ó Dalláin peculiar to that region and often changed to Dillon. Also as Dilleen in Galway. SI.
Dillon Very numerous: Midlands, N Connacht and generally. Ir. Diolún. One of the great Anglo-Norman families. In Munster, it often represents Ó Duilleáin. IF.
Díolún Dillon: an-líonmhar i gcoitinne, Lár na Tíre & Connachta go sonrach. Normannaigh a shocraigh san Iar-Mhí - Dúiche Diolúin - agus bhí an chlann pairteach in imeachtaí náisiúnta ó shoin i leith. Bhí siad chun tosaigh ar an Mór-Roinn, leis. Áiteanna sa Mhumhain, tugadh Dillon ar Ó Duilleáin, q.v. IF.
Ó Duilleáin Dillane, Dillon: líon beag: Luimneach & Ciarraí. Ceapann de Bhulbh gur leagan den sloinne neamh-choitinn Ó Dalláin é. Deineadh Dillon de le h-ardnós. SI.

    Maps

  • Dillon in 1659.
  • Dillon births mapped 1864-1913
  • Dillon 1901 census map
  • Dillon 1911 census map
  • Dillon Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


Parishes where Dillon and a second surname are found together

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