The name Hallinyn 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 Hallinyn family
The surname Hallinyn 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 Hallinyn family
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Hallinyn 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 Hallinyn are preserved in documents that were examined for evidence of the family's history. The various spellings of Hallinyn included Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.
Early Notables of the Hallinyn 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 Hallinyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hallinyn family to the New World and Oceana
North America received thousands of Irish immigrants from the English-ruled Ireland
during the 19th century. Once in the United States or what would become Canada, these immigrants quickly contributed to the ongoing settling and industrialization processes. The largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine
of the late 1840s. An exhaustive examination of immigrant and passenger lists has shown many early immigrants bearing the surname of Hallinyn: 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.