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

Neylon Early Origins



The surname Neylon 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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Neylon Spelling Variations


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Neylon Spelling Variations



Before widespread literacy came to Ireland, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Accordingly, numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name Neylon family name. Variations found include O'Neilan, O'Neylan, Neilan, Neylan, O'Nelan and others.

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Neylon Early History


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Neylon Early History



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

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Neylon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neylon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Neylon 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



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Neylon:

Neylon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Etta Neylon, aged 31, who arrived in America from Clare, in 1905
  • John Neylon, aged 30, who arrived in America from Ennis, Ireland, in 1907
  • Martin Neylon, aged 23, who arrived in America from Ennis, Ireland, in 1907
  • Delia Neylon, aged 19, who arrived in America from Caherfinick, Ireland, in 1909
  • Minnie Neylon, aged 18, who arrived in America from Lisconnor, Ireland, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Neylon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Neylon, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neylon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neylon (post 1700)



  • Adam Neylon (b. 1984), American politician and business owner, Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly (2013-)
  • Martin John Neylon, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1938 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Francis G. Neylon (1921-1983), Irish flute player of Irish traditional music
  • David Cameron Neylon, Australian advocate for open access and the Advocacy Director at the Public Library of Science

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  3. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  9. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  10. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
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The Neylon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neylon 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 13 December 2016 at 01:34.

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