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

Killoran Early Origins



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

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Killoran Spelling Variations


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Killoran Spelling Variations



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

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Killoran Early History


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Killoran Early History



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.

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Killoran Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Killoran Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Killoran 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:

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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Killoran (post 1700)


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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
  • Paddy Killoran (1904-1965), Irish musician, master of the Irish fiddle
  • Sean Killoran (b. 1952), Irish professional football player
  • PJ "Pat" Killoran, Australian politician from Queensland, Director of the Sub-Department of Native Affairs in 1964
  • Niall Killoran (b. 1992), Japanese football player
  • Colin Killoran (b. 1992), Japanese football player

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Killoran Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  7. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  9. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  10. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
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The Killoran Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Killoran 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 2 December 2016 at 09:22.

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