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Multiple Origins for the Surname Heslin


Irish


The surname Heslin comes from the Irish Gaelic "O hEisleanain," which was often anglicized as O'Heslenane before it became shortened to O'Heslin. The modern Gaelic-Irish version is "O hEislin."

Heslin Early Origins



The surname Heslin was first found in the ancient territory of Breffny, which was comprised of the present day counties of Fermanagh and Leitrim.

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Heslin Spelling Variations


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Heslin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heslin, O'Heslin, O'Heslenan, O'Hislenane and many more.

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Heslin Early History


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Heslin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heslin research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1629 and 1664 are included under the topic Early Heslin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heslin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heslin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Heslin 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heslin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Heslin, who settled in Virginia between 1772 and 1775

Heslin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Heslin, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Maria Heslin settled in New York State in 1846
  • Patrick Heslin and his family, who immigrated to New York in 1846
  • James Heslin, who died in Massachusetts in 1847
  • Thomas Heslin, who was naturalized in Indiana between 1850 and 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heslin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heslin (post 1700)



  • Dennis A. Heslin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944
  • Pat Heslin, American manager of the Department of German at Princeton University
  • Mindy Heslin, American film and television director, writer, and producer
  • Thomas Heslin (1847-1911), Irish-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Natchez (1889 until his death)
  • John Heslin (b. 1992), Irish Gaelic footballer for Westmeath
  • Peter Heslin Ph.D., Professor in the Dept. of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Durham
  • Jo-Ann Heslin, well-published nutrition expert

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Heslin Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    10. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
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    The Heslin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heslin 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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