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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. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
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    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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