Last name: PHELAN

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PHELAN : This last name is indexed 68,977 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PHELAN : Irish:: 1: Anglicized form of Ó Faoláin ‘descendant of Faolán’ see Whelan.2: Anglicized form of Ó Fialáin ‘descendant of Fialán’ a personal name representing a diminutive of fial meaning ‘generous’ or ‘modest honourable’. This is the surname of a bardic family in northern Ireland.

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