Phillips households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Philib Mac Phillips: líonmhar: Fear Manach-Cabhán-Muineachán & Gaillimh-Maigh Eo. Baineann siad le Mac Philbín, q.v., i gConnachta ach is de bhunadh Albanach i gCúige Uladh iad. Craobh de Chlann Mhac Domhnaill a b'ea iad thall.
MacPhillips numerous: Fermanagh-Cavan-Monaghan, Ulster generally, Galway-Mayo. Ir. Mac Philib. May be Scottish in Ulster, but generally owes its origins to Philip MacMahon, who was the coarb of Clones Abbey up until his death in 1486..
Philips numerous: all areas, fairly evenly distributed. Ir. Mac Philib. Seems to have replaced Philbin in Connacht to some extent. See also Mac Phillips.


  • Phillips in 1659.
  • Phillips births mapped 1864-1913
  • Phillips 1901 census map
  • Phillips 1911 census map
  • Phillips Roman Catholic baptisms
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Parishes where Phillips and a second surname are found together


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