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The ancient Irish roots of the Bralachain surname lie the Gaelic name O Brollacháin, most often Anglicized as Bradley.

Bralachain Early Origins



The surname Bralachain was first found in counties Tyrone and Derry. A family name of the name from Derry is thought to have settled on the island of Iona, in the Scottish Hebrides around the year 1000.

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Bralachain Spelling Variations


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Bralachain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brallahan, Brallaghan, Bralahan, Brallachain, Bralachain, McBrolohan, McBrolachan, McBrollahan, Brollahan, Brollachan, Brollaghan, Brollohan, Brolohan, McBrollohan, McBrolachin, McBrollaghan, McBrologhan, McBrolahan, O'Brolchen, O'Brollahchain, O'Brollohan, O'Brollahan, O'Brallaghan, O'Brologhan, O'Brolloghan and many more.

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Bralachain Early History


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Bralachain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bralachain research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1029, 1097, 1100, 1202, 1175, 1164, 1164 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Bralachain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bralachain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bralachain Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bralachain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bralachain In Ireland


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Bralachain In Ireland



Some of the Bralachain family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Patrick O'Brallaghan who settled in New York State in 1785; Allen Bradley, an Irish immigrant naturalized in Ohio in 1874; Annie Bradley, who arrived in New York, NY from Londonderry in 1867.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    5. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    7. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
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    The Bralachain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bralachain Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 September 2013 at 13:19.

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