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The surname Glenane is Anglicized form of the Gaelic Patronymic name Mag LeannŠin, meaning "son of LeannŠn." The root word of this name is "leann," meaning "cloak."

Glenane Early Origins



The surname Glenane was first found in Leinster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Glenane Spelling Variations


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Glenane Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gillion, Glennon, Glenon, Glennin, Glenning and many more.

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Glenane Early History


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Glenane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glenane research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1659 is included under the topic Early Glenane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glenane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glenane Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glenane 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 or some of its variants were: James Glennin, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1810; Mary Glenning, who arrived in New York in 1804; Patrick Glenning, who came to New York in 1804; Ann Glennon, and her brothers John and William Glennon, who arrived in New York in 1850.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Generosus et animosus
Motto Translation: Generous and courageous


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Glenane Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    5. 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).
    6. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    8. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
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    The Glenane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glenane 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 27 November 2007 at 16:25.

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