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The spelling and overall form of Irish names often vary considerably. The original Gaelic form of the name Falloon is O Fallamhain.

Falloon Early Origins



The surname Falloon was first found in Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Falloon Spelling Variations


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Falloon Spelling Variations



In the Middle Ages many people were recorded under different spellings each time their name was written down. Research on the Falloon family name revealed numerous spelling variations, including Fallon, O'Fallon, Fallone, Falloone and others.

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Falloon Early History


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Falloon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Falloon research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1458, 1464, 1443 and 1466 are included under the topic Early Falloon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Falloon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Falloon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Falloon 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 were:

Falloon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Falloon, aged 25, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Falloon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Falloon (post 1700)



  • Eddie Falloon (1903-1963), Irish professional football defender, member of the Ireland National Team (1931-1932)
  • Patrick J. Falloon (b. 1972), Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger who played from 1991 to 2001
  • John Howard Falloon CNZM (1942-2005), New Zealand politician, Member of the New Zealand Parliament for Pahiatua (1977-1996)
  • Beau Falloon (b. 1987), Australian rugby league player for the Gold Coast Titans

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Falloon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    3. 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).
    4. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    5. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Falloon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Falloon 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 12 July 2016 at 10:37.

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