, where the name Gelan became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
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of this family name include: Gelan, Gelen, Geleem, Geleen, Gelyn, Gelin, Gellen, Gellin, Galen and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Peter Gelan, who settled in Prince Edward Island in 1894; Felix Gelin, who was naturalized in Wisconsin in 1919; and Ole Gelin, who became an American citizen in Wisconsin in 1925..