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The Irish form of the surname Neligan is O Niallagain, from the Christian name Niall.

Neligan Early Origins



The surname Neligan was first found in south Leinster, where in 1315, Richard Nelgan, a follower of the Kavanaghs, was an interpreter between Richard II and the Irish chiefs. In the city of Kilkenny, John Neligan was a merchant and Nicholas Neligan a householder. Ballynelligan, named for the family, is near Lismore, County Waterford.

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Neligan Spelling Variations


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Neligan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Neligan, O'Neligan, Nelligan and others.

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Neligan Early History


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Neligan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neligan research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1815 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Neligan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neligan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neligan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neligan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Neligan, who was naturalized in Missouri in 1840
  • John Neligan, aged 36, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Neligan, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neligan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neligan (post 1700)



  • Maurice Neligan (1937-2010), Irish heart surgeon, activist, newspaper columnist and media commentator, performed Ireland's first heart transplant
  • David Neligan (1899-1983), better know as "The Spy in the Castle" in the Irish War of Independence 1919-1921
  • Rev. Moore Richard Neligan (1863-1922), noted Irish-born Anglican bishop
  • Lieutenant Colonel Maurice Neligan (1886-1923), British-born Australian soldier, recipient of the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George, a Distinguished Service Order & Bar, a Distinguished Conduct Medal and five Mention in Dispatches

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