Killen 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

Killen numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Mac Coilin, from the Scots Gaelic first name Cailean which gives the popular Colin, much used by the Campbells. A family of galloglasses employed by the O'Donnells in 16 cent. See also Mac Callion.MIF.
Mac Coilín Mac Killen, Cullen: líon beag: Ulaidh. Féach Mac Cailín.
MacKillen fairly numerous: Antrim-Down etc. Scots Gaelic Mac Coilin, from Cailean or Colin, dimin. of Nicholas. Galloglasses from Argyle 15 cent. SI & SS.

DEDs where Killen and a second surname are found together


Counties, DEDs and households

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