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

Killorn Early Origins



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

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Killorn Spelling Variations


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Killorn Spelling Variations



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

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Killorn Early History


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Killorn Early History



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

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Killorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Killorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Killorn 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:

Killorn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Killorn, aged 35, who landed in America from Riverstown, in 1906
  • Matthew Killorn, aged 28, who emigrated to America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Thomas Killorn, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Killorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Killorn (post 1700)



  • Curtis Killorn, American fine artist based in California
  • Alex Killorn, Canadian ice hockey player from Quebec

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Killorn Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    10. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
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    The Killorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Killorn 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 5 June 2014 at 09:27.

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