Killen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Killen numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Mac Coilin, from the Scots Gaelic first name Cailean which gives the popular Colin, much used by the Campbells. A family of galloglasses employed by the O'Donnells in 16 cent. See also Mac Callion.MIF.
Mac Coilín Mac Killen, Cullen: líon beag: Ulaidh. Féach Mac Cailín.
MacKillen fairly numerous: Antrim-Down etc. Scots Gaelic Mac Coilin, from Cailean or Colin, dimin. of Nicholas. Galloglasses from Argyle 15 cent. SI & SS.


  • Killen in 1659.
  • Killen births mapped 1864-1913
  • Killen 1901 census map
  • Killen 1911 census map
  • Killen Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Killen Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Killen and a second surname are found together


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