The surname Caleraine comes from the Irish name O Callarain, which may be derived from the Gaelic "callaire" meaning "crier, ranter or bellringer."
Early Origins of the Caleraine family
The surname Caleraine was first found in counties Mayo and Galway
(Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht
, located on the west coast of the Island.
Early History of the Caleraine family
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Caleraine Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Colleran, Calleran, Callerain, Caleraine, O'Colleran, O'Calleran and many more.
Early Notables of the Caleraine family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Caleraine family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Collerain, who settled in New Brunswick in 1834; William Colleran, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1864; and Daniel Coleraine, who was one of the ".