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O'loughlin Surname History



Before Irish names were translated into English, O'loughlin had a Gaelic form of O Lochlainn, which is derived from a Norse personal name.


Early Origins of the O'loughlin family


The surname O'loughlin was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the O'loughlin family


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O'loughlin Spelling Variations


Lacking standardized spellings, scribes and church officials recorded people's name according to how they sounded. This practice often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname O'loughlin are preserved in the archival documents of the period. The various spellings of the name that were found include Loughlin, O'Loughlin, Loughnane and others.

Early Notables of the O'loughlin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the O'loughlin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

O'loughlin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas O'Loughlin, aged 30, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Elgin" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • Bryan O'Loughlin, aged 26, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Cheapside" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
  • Thomas O'Loughlin, aged 30, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Elgin" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • Mary O'Loughlin, aged 23, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Elgin" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • Maria O'Loughlin, aged 1, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Elgin" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name O'loughlin (post 1700)


  • Chris O'Loughlin (1967-1992), American fencer at the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Gerald Stuart O'Loughlin Jr. (1921-1967), American television, stage, and film actor and director, perhaps best known for his role as Harold Nye in the famous In Cold Blood (1967)
  • Meryl Abeles O'Loughlin (1933-2007), American television and film casting agent
  • Francis H. "Silk" O'Loughlin (1870-1918), American Major League Baseball umpire
  • Kathryn Ellen O'Loughlin (1894-1952), American Representative from Kansas
  • Thomas O'Loughlin, American Democrat politician, Warden (borough president) of Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1908-09; Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Naugatuck; Elected 1912 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Michael C. O'Loughlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harold J. O'Loughlin, American politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 40th District, 1959 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward T. O'Loughlin, American politician, Representative from New York 6th District, 1910 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Aisling O'Loughlin (b. 1979), Irish journalist, newsreader and presenter
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the O'loughlin family



RMS Titanic

  • Dr. William Francis Norman O'Loughlin (d. 1912), aged 62, English Surgeon from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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