Whan - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Whan—This name in Ulster is a shortened anglicised form of the Galloway sept name M'Ilwhan, also written McIlchon and M'Conn. M'Ilwhan is mostly found in Co. Down and Galloway; correctly written in Gaelic Mac Giolla-chonn.

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