Fallynd History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The spelling and overall form of Irish names often vary considerably. The original Gaelic form of the name Fallynd is O Fallamhain.
Early Origins of the Fallynd family
The surname Fallynd 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.
Important Dates for the Fallynd family
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Fallynd Spelling Variations
Because early scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded, a person could have many various spellings of his name.Many different spelling variations of the surname Fallynd were found in the archives researched. These included Fallon, O'Fallon, Fallone, Falloone and others.
Early Notables of the Fallynd family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fallynd family
Thousands of Irish left in their homeland in the 18th and 19th centuries to escape the religious and political discrimination they experienced primarily at the hands of the English, and in the search of a plot of land to call their own. These immigrants arrived at the eastern shores of North America, early on settling and breaking the land, and, later, building the bridges, canals, and railroads essential to the emerging nations of United States and Canada. Many others would toil for low wages in the dangerous factories of the day. Although there had been a steady migration of Irish to North America over these years, the greatest influx of Irish immigrants came to North America during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Irish name Fallynd or a variant listed above: Stephen Fallon lived in Pennsylvania in 1773; and many other Fallons later joined him there in the mid 1800's. The family also settled in New York, California, Massachusetts, during the 19th century. They also settled in Newfoundland between 1850 and 1871..
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