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The name Corridan comes from the original Irish surname O Corradain.

Corridan Early Origins



The surname Corridan was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, on the north side of the Shannon River. The name Caradain appears in the Book of Ballymonte, which originated in County Sligo and ranks among the most important of medieval Irish manuscripts.

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Corridan Spelling Variations


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Corridan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Corridon, Corridan, Corrodan, Cordan, O'Corridon and others.

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Corridan Early History


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Corridan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corridan research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 190 and 1901 are included under the topic Early Corridan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Corridan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Corridan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Corridan 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: James Corriden, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1855; Timothy Corridon, who was naturalized in Iowa between 1866 and 1943; John Corriden, who applied to become a citizen in Iowa in 1870.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Corridan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Corridan (post 1700)



  • John M. Corridan (1911-1984), Jesuit priest who fought against corruption and organized crime on the New York City waterfront
  • Pat Corridan, Irish footballer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    3. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
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    The Corridan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Corridan 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 23 July 2014 at 15:37.

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