The name Hallinen 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.
Early Origins of the Hallinen family
The surname Hallinen 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.
Early History of the Hallinen family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hallinen research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1537, 1620, 1681, 1641 and 1862 are included under the topic Early Hallinen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hallinen Spelling Variations
In the Middle Ages, a name was often recorded under several different spelling variations
during the life of its bearer. Literacy was rare at that time and none of the languages to be found in the British Isles had achieved any great semblance of standardization. Variations of the name Hallinen found include Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.
Early Notables of the Hallinen family (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 Hallinen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hallinen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hallinen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Michael Hallinen, aged 32, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865