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

Bralahan Early Origins



The surname Bralahan 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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Bralahan Spelling Variations


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Bralahan 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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Bralahan Early History


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Bralahan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bralahan 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 Bralahan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bralahan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bralahan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bralahan In Ireland


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Bralahan In Ireland



Some of the Bralahan 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. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    2. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    5. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    6. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Bralahan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bralahan 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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