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The name Hanlin 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.

Hanlin Early Origins



The surname Hanlin 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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Hanlin Spelling Variations


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Hanlin Spelling Variations



Many different spelling variations of the surname Hanlin exist in the archives researched. Ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.

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Hanlin Early History


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Hanlin Early History



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

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Hanlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hanlin 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 Hanlin 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



Irish emigration to North America began modestly in the late 18th century. At this time, Irish families made the journey to British North America and the United States by choice and after careful consideration: they were primarily in search of a suitably large stretch of land to call their own. This pattern would change most dramatically during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. For example, the years 1825-1845 saw approximately 450,000 heading to British North America and 400,000 to the United States, but in 1847, at the height of the famine, it is estimated that more than 104,000 Irish immigrants went to British North America and more than 119,000 to the United States. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has revealed many early immigrants bearing the name Hanlin:

Hanlin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Patrick Hanlin, who arrived in Maryland in 1673

Hanlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Hanlin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1808
  • James Hanlin, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1824
  • George Hanlin, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1825
  • Martin Hanlin, aged 28, landed in Mobile, AM in 1858
  • Alexander Hanlin, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1879

Hanlin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • George Hanlin, aged 24, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Condor" in 1838
  • Catherine Hanlin, aged 24, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Condor" in 1838

Hanlin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ann Donelly Hanlin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Tomatin" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm
  • William Hanlin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Tomatin" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm
  • Ellen Hanlin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Tomatin" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm
  • James Hanlin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Tomatin" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm
  • Letitia Hanlin arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Tomatin" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hanlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hanlin (post 1700)



  • Robert Peter Hanlin (b. 1931), Australian shot putter at the 1956 Summer Olympics
  • Martin Hanlin, Scottish drummer, best known for his work with the Scottish band The Silencers
  • Tom Hanlin (1907-1953), Scottish novelist, best known for his work Once in Every Lifetime

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Hanlin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TOMATIN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Tomatin.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  7. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  9. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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The Hanlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hanlin 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.

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