There are many Irish surnames being used today in forms that are quite different than their original, ancient forms. Holloran originally appeared in Gaelic as O hUallachain, which is derived from the word "uallach," which means "proud."
from ancient times.
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Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations
of the name Holloran dating from that time include Holohan, O'Holohan, Mulholland, Highland, Hoolohan, Houlihan, Hooligan, Whelton, Oulihan, Oulahen, Whoolahan and many more.