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The name Hallinent 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.

Hallinent Early Origins



The surname Hallinent 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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Hallinent Early History


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Hallinent Early History



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

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Hallinent Spelling Variations


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Hallinent Spelling Variations



Throughout the early history of this name, spellings of the surname in various records changed frequently largely due to the recorder's interpretation of how the name sounded at the time of the entry. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origin of the Hallinent family name include Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.

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Hallinent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hallinent 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 Hallinent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many Irish families did not fare so well within the English-ruled Ireland. Besides racial and religious discrimination, many families were renting out small tracts of farmland from absentee landowners at often unreasonable rates. Beginning in the late 18th century, moderately well off Irish families decided to emigrate to British North America or the United States in order to own their own plot of land. A radical change occurred in the 1840s, however, with the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s. Up to this point, the island's population had been increasing rapidly and a steady demand over the years for grain crops had depleted soil. Two failed crops and one poor one caused widespread disease and starvation. Thousands boarded ships looking for opportunities elsewhere. North America welcomed them as a source of cheap labor required for the many industrial and infrastructure projects underway, and as a means to quickly occupy the western regions. Research into immigration and passenger ship lists indicates that people bearing the name Hallinent were among the earliest settlers to arrive in North America: Thomas and Judith Hanlon who arrived in New York State in 1804; Daniel, Edward, Hugh, James, John, Patrick, Thomas Hanlon, arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1865. In Newfoundland, Michael was a servant in Harbour Main in 1755.

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