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

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Antrim:18Belfast city:1

Surname Dictionary

Mac Fhirléighinn Mac Erlean, Mac Erlain: líonmhar i gCúige Uladh. Aisteach go leor, tháinig dream díobh ó Shligeach go Doire sa 17 céad. In Aontroim is mó atáid anois. MIF.
MacErlain Quite numerous: Antrim-Down, Donegal etc. Ir. Mac Fhirléighinn (learned man). Originating in Sligo, a branch moved to Derry. Refers to head of monastic school.MIF.
MacErlean numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim. See Mac Erlain.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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McArlane: 3
McErlain: 19
McErlan: 2
McErlane: 89
McErlean: 10

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Erlean
Mac Fhirleighinn

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