Munster and Leinster. Connal or Connall is claimed to be a pet name for a sprout or little sprout; a term of affection or endearment.
Early Origins of the Connellan family
Munster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.
Early History of the Connellan family
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Connellan Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the surname Connellan are preserved in the archival documents of the period. The various spellings of the name that were found include Conlan, Conlin, Conlon, Connelen, Connelon, Connelan, O'Connelen, O'Conlan, O'Conlin, Connellon, Connellan and many more.
Early Notables of the Connellan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Connellan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Connellan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Connellan (post 1700)
The Connellan Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Inter Utrumque
Motto Translation: Between the two.
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