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

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The surname Corridan was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) 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.

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


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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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More information is included under the topic Early Corridan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


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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  • 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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    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    4. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    10. 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).
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