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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. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. 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).
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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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