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The name Hanlon 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.

Hanlon Early Origins



The surname Hanlon 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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Hanlon Spelling Variations


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Hanlon Spelling Variations



Many different spelling variations of the surname Hanlon were found in the archives researched. These included Scribes and church officials generally spelled a name as it sounded; as a result, a person's name could be spelt innumerable ways in his lifetime. Hanlon, Hanlin, O'Hanlon and others.

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Hanlon Early History


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Hanlon Early History



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

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Hanlon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hanlon 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 Hanlon 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



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 Hanlon:

Hanlon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander Hanlon, who landed in America in 1792

Hanlon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas and Judith Hanlon who arrived in New York State in 1804
  • Judith Hanlon, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1804
  • Phelix Hanlon, aged 24, arrived in New York, NY in 1806
  • Bryan Hanlon, who landed in America in 1825
  • Dennis Hanlon, who arrived in New York in 1825
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hanlon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Michael Hanlon was a servant in Harbour Main, Newfoundland in 1755 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Michael Hanlon was a butcher in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Denis Hanlon had a fishery in Portugal Cove, Newfoundland in 1794 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Hanlon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Hanlon from County Wexford, Ireland was married in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • John Hanlon, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1824
  • Denis Hanlon, aged 30, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Reward" from Cork, Ireland
  • John Hanlon, aged 23, a blacksmith, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Sea Horse" in 1833
  • John Hanlon, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Cupid" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hanlon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Bernard Hanlon, aged 15, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • Hugh Hanlon, aged 7, a child, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • James Hanlon, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • Patrick Hanlon, aged 38, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • Patrick Hanlon, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Constance"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hanlon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Ann Hanlon, aged 18, a dressmaker, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Celestial Queen" in 1872
  • Patrick Hanlon, aged 22, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hanlon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hanlon (post 1700)



  • Lorraine Hanlon (b. 1946), American figure skater, the 1963 U.S. National Champion
  • John Hanlon, American record producer and recording engineer who has worked with Neil Young, Stephen Stills, The Beach Boys and many more
  • The Rev. John Joseph Hanlon (1854-1902), American chancellor of the Diocese of Albany, New York
  • Alma Hanlon (1890-1977), American silent film actress who appeared in twenty-three films
  • Arthur Hanlon, American New Age pianist, songwriter and arranger
  • Jerry Hanlon (b. 1931), former American football player, coach, and radio broadcaster
  • Edward Hugh "Ned" Hanlon (1857-1937), American 19th-century Major League Baseball player, but better known for his work as a manager with 1,313 wins
  • James J. Hanlon, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1903
  • James T. Hanlon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1953-60
  • Jennifer Hanlon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 2000
  • ... (Another 28 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Hanlon Historic Events


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Hanlon Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Patrick Hanlon, English Trimmer from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Hanlon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  2. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. 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).
  8. 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).
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Hanlon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hanlon 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 15 November 2016 at 16:18.

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