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The name Hallinan has seen many modifications since the time in which it was first devised. In Gaelic it appeared as O hAnluain, which is possibly derived from luan, which means champion, intensified by an.

Hallinan Early Origins



The surname Hallinan 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, and were known as the Lords of Oriol, the ancient name for Ulster.

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Hallinan Spelling Variations


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Hallinan Spelling Variations



Pronunciation, rather than spelling, was what guided scribes and church officials in recording names, a practice that often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname Hallinan are preserved in documents that were examined for evidence of the family's history. The various spellings of Hallinan included Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.

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Hallinan Early History


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Hallinan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hallinan research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1537, 1620, 1681, 1641 and 1862 are included under the topic Early Hallinan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hallinan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hallinan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Redmond O'Hanlon ( c. 1620-1681) an Irish tóraidhe or rapparee (guerrilla soldier-outlaw) who became so when his lands were confiscated by the Anglo-Irish landowner Henry St. John...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hallinan 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:

Hallinan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Bridget Hallinan, aged 19, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Escort"

Hallinan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Hallinan, aged 44, a farmer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876
  • Anastasia Hallinan, aged 38, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876
  • Mary Hallinan, aged 12, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876
  • Kate Hallinan, aged 11, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallinan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hallinan (post 1700)



  • Edward S. Hallinan (1888-1940), American shortstop in Major League Baseball
  • Joseph T. "Joe" Hallinan, award-winning American journalist and author
  • Timothy Hallinan (b. 1942), American thriller writer
  • Paul John Hallinan (1911-1968), American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church
  • James H "Jimmy" Hallinan (1849-1879), American baseball player born in Ireland
  • Vincent Hallinan (1896-1992), American lawyer and a candidate for President of the United States
  • Terence Hallinan (b. 1936), American attorney and politician
  • Clemency Hallinan (b. 1990), English actress
  • Renae Hallinan (b. 1986), Australian international netballer
  • Olivia Hallinan (b. 1984), English actress

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hallinan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hallinan 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 29 July 2016 at 12:27.

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