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

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Surname Dictionary

Donelan rare: Dublin, Cork. See Donnellan. Note also Donn a first name meaning "brown" or "lord" and entering into many names in this list. GPN.
Donlan Quite numerous: N Midlands, E Connacht. See Donnellan.
Donnellan numerous: Connacht and Munster etc. Ir. Ó Domhnalláin, dim. of the personal name Domhnall (world-mighty). A bardic family of Elphin (Roscommon). IF.
Ó Domhnalláin Donnellan, Donlon: líonmhar: Connacht & Mumhain. Clann ollúna a bhí lonnaithe i Ros Comáin agus, níos déanaí, in oirthear na Gaillimhe. Luadh Brian Mac Eoghain Uí Dhomhnalláin mar an duine deireannach des na filí clasaiceacha (17 céad).


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

The surname

Parishes where Donnellan and a second surname are found together


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