Laffan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland
Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map
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|Laffan ||fairly numerous: South East, N Munster etc. Ir. Lafán. Anglo-Normans in 14 cent. Derivation: French: l'enfant (child) or La Font (place-name). SI, SGG and Dauzat.|
|Laffin ||fairly rare: Derry-Tyrone etc. Variant of Loughlin, q.v.|
Parishes where Laffan and a second surname are found together
Variants in Griffith's
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