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The Hallaran surname originally appeared in Gaelic as O hAilechain or O hAileagain.

Hallaran Early Origins



The surname Hallaran was first found in County Armagh (Irish: Ard Mhacha) located in the province of Ulster in present day Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hallaran Spelling Variations


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Hallaran Spelling Variations



The Middle Ages saw a great number of spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name Hallaran were encountered in the archives: Halligan, Holligan, Hollegan, Hologhan, Hallihan and many more.

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Hallaran Early History


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Hallaran Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hallaran research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hallaran History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hallaran Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hallaran Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hallaran 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



Death and immigration greatly reduced Ireland's population in the 19th century. For the native Irish people poverty, hunger, and racial prejudice was common. Therefore, thousands left their homeland to seek opportunity in North America. Those who survived the journey and the quarantine camps to which they arrived, were instrumental towards building the strong developing nations of the United States and the future Canada. By far, the largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These were employed as construction or factory workers. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Hallaran: Elizabeth Halligan, who settled in Boston in 1849; James and Margaret Halligan settled in New York in 1820; Catherine, Daniel, Kate, Mary, and Margaret Holihan settled in Boston in 1850.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallaran (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallaran (post 1700)



  • Pat Hallaran, American musician, best known for his trombone work on the tribute to Duke Ellington album in 1999

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Hallaran Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    2. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    10. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
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    The Hallaran Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hallaran 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 2 March 2016 at 07:59.

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