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The surname Callerain comes from the Irish name O Callarain, which may be derived from the Gaelic "callaire" meaning "crier, ranter or bellringer."

Callerain Early Origins



The surname Callerain was first found in counties Mayo and Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island.

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Callerain Spelling Variations


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Callerain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Colleran, Calleran, Callerain, Caleraine, O'Colleran, O'Calleran and many more.

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Callerain Early History


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Callerain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Callerain research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1866, 1890 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Callerain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Callerain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Callerain Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Callerain Notables 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: 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 "home children" sent to Quebec in 1870..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    3. 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.
    4. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Callerain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Callerain 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 4 July 2013 at 09:38.

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