Tolan



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

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Antrim:8Armagh:1Belfast city:1Derry:5
Donegal:44Down:1Dublin:11Fermanagh:1
Mayo:23Meath:1Sligo:1Tyrone:6

Surname Dictionary

Ó Tuathaláin (1) Toland: cuíosach líonmhar: Doire-Tír Chonaill; (2) Tolan: líon beag: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo & rl. Thosaigh an chlann sa in Inis Eoghain - chuaidh cuid aca go Connachta le linn Phlandáil Uladh ach d'fhan cuid eile acu - i nDoire ach go h-áirithe. Tá Toolis orthu in Acaill. Fear suntasach a b'ea John Toland (1670-1722), Gaeilgeoir ó Inis Eoghain, a bhí sáite i gconspóid mhór chreidimh. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar an ainm Tuathal - féach thuas.
Tolan Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast, Galway-Mayo, Donegal. Ir. Ó Tuathaláin (see Tohill). A sept of Donegal who moved to Connacht in 1602, but see Toland.
Toland fairly numerous: Derry-Donegal, Belfast etc in Ulster; Galway-Mayo in Connacht. Irish: Ó Tuathaláin, dimin. of Tuathal, ruler of people. Despite displacement in 17 cent, they are still well-represented in Ulster. MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Tolan: 103
Toland: 31
Tolen: 8
Tolin: 16
Tollhan: 2
Tolon: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Tuathalain
Tollan


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