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The surname Gilleran comes from the original Irish Mac Giolla Luaithrinn, meaning son of a devotee of St. Luaithrinn.

Gilleran Early Origins



The surname Gilleran was first found in County Sligo (Irish: Sligeach), in the province of Connacht in Northwestern Ireland.

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Gilleran Spelling Variations


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Gilleran Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Killoran, MacKilloran, Gilloran and others.

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Gilleran Early History


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Gilleran Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilleran research. Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 165 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Gilleran History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gilleran Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gilleran Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gilleran 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:

Gilleran Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lackey Gilleran, aged 40, landed in Maryland in 1813

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilleran (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilleran (post 1700)



  • Thomas Gilleran, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912
  • Michael C. Gilleran, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1988
  • Mary Gilleran, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980

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Gilleran Family Crest Products


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Gilleran Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    2. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    3. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. 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.
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    The Gilleran Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gilleran 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 17 June 2016 at 19:19.

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