Feron heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Fearon fairly numerous: S Down-Armagh etc. Ir. Ó Fearáin, fear, a man. A sept Cineál Eoghain located in Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan). SI & SGG.
Feran Very rare: Louth. Ir. Ó Fearáin. See Fearon.
Ferran Quite numerous: Belfast area. Ir. Ó Fearáin. Also as Fearon, q.v.
Ó Fearáin Fearon, Farren: cuíosach líonmhar: an Dún theas-Ard Mhacha. Clann de chuid Oirghialla. Tá meascadh le Ó Faracháin i dTír Chonaill. MIF.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Fearn: 3
Fearon: 55
Fearron: 1
Feoron: 2
Feran: 4
Ferin: 1
Fern: 4
Feron: 7
Ferran: 18
Ferrin: 5
Ferron: 11

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