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Killoran History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Killoran comes from the original Irish Mac Giolla Luaithrinn, meaning son of a devotee of St. Luaithrinn.

Early Origins of the Killoran family


The surname Killoran was first found in County Sligo (Irish: Sligeach), in the province of Connacht in Northwestern Ireland.

Early History of the Killoran family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Killoran research.
Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 165 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Killoran History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Killoran Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Killoran, MacKilloran, Gilloran and others.

Early Notables of the Killoran family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Killoran family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Killoran Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Killoran, who landed in Boston in 1849
  • Judy Killoran and her family, who arrived in New York in 1851
  • Michael Killoran, who immigrated to New York in 1857
  • John Killoran, who arrived in New York in 1860
  • Ann Killoran, who landed in New York in 1881
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Killoran Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Bridget Killoran, aged 28 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Larch" departing from the port of Sligo, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 38)
  • Mr. Robert M. Killoran, aged 23 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Ganges" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle on 30th August 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 38)

Contemporary Notables of the name Killoran (post 1700)


  • Clair John Killoran (1905-1975), American Republican politician, Delaware State Attorney General, 1943-47; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paddy Killoran (1904-1965), Irish musician from Ballymote, County Sligo, master of the Irish fiddle
  • Sean Killoran (b. 1952), Irish professional football player
  • Colin Killoran (b. 1992), Japanese football player from Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, twin brother of Niall
  • Niall Killoran (b. 1992), Japanese football player; he and his twin brother Colin were born to a Japanese mother and Irish father
  • PJ "Pat" Killoran, Australian politician from Queensland, Director of the Sub-Department of Native Affairs in 1964

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Citations


  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 38)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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