Information about Killian
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
signified a small grave yard or children's burying place
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Killian By, Sketch Map
Killyan Co. Alphabet. List
Killian Denis H. Kelly, Esq.
Killyan Grand Jury Pamphlets
Killiane Inq. Temp. Car. I
Killyan Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Killian Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Killian John Mahon, Esq.
Killian Larkin's Co. Map
Killian Rev. Thos. Crawford
Killian Revd. Barthw. Hehir
Killian Robt. Dillon, Esq.
Killian Sewards Top. [Unable to read.]
Information From Joyce's Place Names
Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.
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