Slavin heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Ó Sléibhín Slevin: líonmhar: Tír Eoghain-Doire-Tír Chonaill & rl. Craobh de Chineál Eoghain in Ulaidh agus clann eaglasta i bhFear Manach mar a raibh siad ina gcomharbaí ag Cill Tiarnaigh i ndúiche Luirg. Bhí siad san Iar-Mhí sa 17 céad. Bhí Gearóid Ó Sléibhín (1919-97) ina Phríomh-Aralt Éireann 1954-81. Eisean a dhear bratach na h-Eorpa, mar ba dhual, dar ndó! Préamh: sliabh, b'fhéidir. GPN.
Slavin rare: Belfast, Louth etc. Northern form of Slevin, q.v.
Slevin numerous: all areas, especially Tyrone-Derry-Donegal, Connacht, South East. The Irish is Ó Sléibhín, from a first name based on sliabh, mountain. Gerard Slevin (1919-97) was Chief Herald of Ireland 1954-81. He designed the flag of the European Union. GPN.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Slavan: 2
Slaven: 6
Slavin: 43
Sleavin: 3
Slevan: 4
Slevin: 135

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