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Early Origins of the Nilan family
County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster.
Early History of the Nilan family
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Nilan Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Nilan revealed many variations, including O'Neilan, O'Neylan, Neilan, Neylan, O'Nelan and others.
Early Notables of the Nilan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nilan family to the New World and Oceana
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 Nilan:
Nilan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Nilan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Nilan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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