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

Brallachain Early Origins



The surname Brallachain 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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Brallachain Spelling Variations


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Brallachain 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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Brallachain Early History


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Brallachain Early History



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

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Brallachain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brallachain Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Brallachain In Ireland


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Brallachain In Ireland



Some of the Brallachain 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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    7. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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    The Brallachain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brallachain 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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