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

Neylan Early Origins



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

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Neylan Spelling Variations


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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.

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Neylan Early History


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Neylan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neylan research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1570 is included under the topic Early Neylan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neylan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neylan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neylan 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neylan (post 1700)


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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


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  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

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  3. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  4. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  10. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
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The Neylan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neylan 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 7 October 2015 at 15:41.

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