Phelan Family History

Meaning of surname: Phelan

Phelan is an Irish surname, one of the two most common anglicisations (the other being Whelan) of the Irish surname Ó Faoláin (which comes from the Irish for "wolf").[1] The name is commonly seen in the south-east of Ireland, particularly counties Waterford and Kilkenny. Other anglicised forms include, Felan and Faelan.[2]

We found 524,676 Genealogy and Family History Records for Phelan in our Newspaper Archive.

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514,611 Digital Copies of Newspapers
3,291 Pictures of Obituaries
2,188 Government Documents
15 Historical Books
4,571 Social Security Death Records

Phelan Surname

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