Sleavin 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

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 1911, with total occurences

Slavan: 1
Slaven: 5
Slavin: 37
Sleaven: 1
Sleavin: 2
Slevan: 4
Slevin: 140

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