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Subject: Re: Surname: Fallon
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 06:15:05 EST
According to Ida Grehan - Dictionary of Irish Names - it is properly spelled
Falloon or in Irish Gaelic ó Fallamhain. It is common in the
Athlone area in southern Roscommon. The family had a castle in Dysart in 1595.
It is now common in Ulster and also spelled Fullen.
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