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Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name Coolen is Mac Giolla Chuille. Cuille has been suggested to be an abbreviation of Mochuille, the name of a saint. However, other origins also exist for this name.

Early Origins of the Coolen family


The surname Coolen was first found in Ulster (Irish: Ulaidh), where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Early History of the Coolen family

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Early History of the Coolen family


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Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1667, 1743, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Coolen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coolen Spelling Variations

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Coolen Spelling Variations


Spelling variations occur frequently in Scottish names that date from the medieval era. They result from a general lack of grammatical rules and the tendency to spell names according to sound. Coolen has been spelled Cooley, Cooling, Cowley, Cully, Colly, McCooley, Coaley, Coolyng, Couley, Colley, McCowley, Cooleng, McCoolay, Coolay, Collay, Cullay, Cowleigh, Culleigh and many more.

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Early Notables of the Coolen family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Coolen family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Coolen family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Coolen family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Coolen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Coolen, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "China" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) China 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/china1852.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coolen (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coolen (post 1700)


  • Tom Coolen, Canadian professional ice hockey coach
  • Nancy Anna Francina Coolen (b. 1973), Dutch television host

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Historic Events for the Coolen family

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Historic Events for the Coolen family



Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Emeline Coolen (1835-1917), Canadian resident from Tufts Cove, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada who survived the explosion but later died due to injuries [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  • Mr. James Coolen (1868-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations

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  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHINA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/china1852.shtml
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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