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Neylan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Neylan was derived from the Gaelic "O Niallain," which means "descendant of Niall."

Early Origins of the Neylan family


The surname Neylan was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster.

Early History of the Neylan family


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Neylan Spelling Variations


Pronunciation, rather than spelling, guided scribes and church officials when recording names during the Middle Ages. This practice often resulted in one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname Neylan are preserved in these old documents. The various spellings of the name that were found include O'Neilan, O'Neylan, Neilan, Neylan, O'Nelan and others.

Early Notables of the Neylan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Neylan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Neylan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Neylan, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Birman" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BIRMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Birman.htm
  • Ellen Neylan, aged 22, a housemaid, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Epaminondas" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 26th December 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Epaminondas 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1853.shtml.
  • Daniel Neylan, aged 24, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Monsoon"
  • Daniel Neylan, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Stamboul"
  • Mark Neylan, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Stamboul"

Neylan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Michael Neylan, aged 20, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • Patrick Neylan, aged 22, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876

Contemporary Notables of the name Neylan (post 1700)


  • Kathleen Neylan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Francis Neylan (1885-1960), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920; member, University of California Board of Regents, 1928-55 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Brigadier Edward Michael Neylan (b. 1896), Australian Commander Royal Artillery 5th Australian Infantry Division from 1944 to 1945 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, August 30) Edward Neylan. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Neylan/Edward_Michael/Australia.html

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BIRMAN 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Birman.htm
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 26th December 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Epaminondas 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/epaminondas1853.shtml.
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, August 30) Edward Neylan. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Neylan/Edward_Michael/Australia.html

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