Whelan Family History
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Whelan Name Meaning
Irish (southern provinces): reduced and altered Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Faoláin ‘descendant of Faolán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Phelan, Heelan, Keelan, Geelan, Whelihan, Shean, Helin, Thelen, Wean