Faughnan heads of household in the 1911 census

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For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Faughnan Quite numerous: Leitrim-Longford etc. Ir. Ó Fachtnáin, from personal name Fachtna (hostile). Giolla na Naomh Ó Fachtna was a chief in Longford in 16 cent.MIF.
Ó Fachtnáin Faughnan: líon beag: Longfort-Liatroim. Díspeagadh ar an ainm Fachtna - féach Mac Fhachtna agus Ó Fachtna thuas. Dream Gaelach, gan aon agó.

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Faughnan: 23

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