Gilfedder 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

Gilfedder rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Giolla Pheadair, (devotee of St Peter). Woulfe says the name came from Sligo. See also Kilfeddar & Kilfeather.
Kilfeather Quite numerous: Sligo, Belfast etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Pheadair (devotee of St Peter).
Kilfedder rare: Fermanagh etc. See Kilfeather.
Mac Giolla Pheadair Kilfeather: líon beag: Sligeach, Béal Feirste. Tá Gilfedder le fáil go h-annamh i mBéal Feirste, leis. Bhain an chlann le Sligeach ach tá an sloinne Gilfeather beo in Albain fós agus seans gur uatha-san a tháinig na daoine i mBéal Feirste.

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Gilfedder: 7
Gilfether: 1
Kilfeather: 13
Kilfedder: 2
Kilfeder: 2
Kilfether: 1

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