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

Neyland Early Origins



The surname Neyland 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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Neyland Spelling Variations


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Neyland Spelling Variations



Many spelling variations of the surname Neyland can be found in the archives. One reason for these variations is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. The different spellings that were found include O'Neilan, O'Neylan, Neilan, Neylan, O'Nelan and others.

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Neyland Early History


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Neyland Early History



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

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Neyland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neyland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neyland 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



In the 19th century, thousands of Irish left their English-occupied homeland for North America. Like most new world settlers, the Irish initially settled on the eastern shores of the continent but began to move westward with the promise of owning land. The height of this Irish migration came during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. With apparently nothing to lose, Irish people left on ships bound for North America and Australia. Unfortunately a great many of these passengers lost their lives - the only thing many had left - to disease, starvation, and accidents during the long and dangerous journey. Those who did safely arrive in "the land of opportunities" were often used for the hard labor of building railroads, coal mines, bridges, and canals. The Irish were critical to the quick development of the infrastructure of the United States and Canada. Passenger and immigration lists indicate that members of the Neyland family came to North America quite early:

Neyland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georgiana Neyland, aged 45, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Andrew C. Neyland, aged 55, who landed in America, in 1893

Neyland Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Harry A. Neyland, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • James Neyland, aged 34, who landed in America from England, London, in 1914
  • Peter Neyland, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • Joseph Neyland, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Loughrea, Ireland, in 1920
  • Lloyd Neyland, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neyland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neyland (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Robert Reese Neyland Jr. (1892-1962), American Commanding General Base Section, Services of Supply, India-Burma Theater of Operations (1944-1946), University of Tennessee football coach [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Robert Neyland. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Neyland/Robert_Reese_Jr./USA.html

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Neyland Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Robert Neyland. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Neyland/Robert_Reese_Jr./USA.html

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  4. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  7. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  8. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Neyland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neyland 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 15 May 2015 at 17:31.

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