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The surname O callarain comes from the Irish name O Callarain, which may be derived from the Gaelic "callaire" meaning "crier, ranter or bellringer."

O callarain Early Origins



The surname O callarain was first found in counties Mayo and Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island.

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O callarain Spelling Variations


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O callarain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Colleran, Calleran, Callerain, Caleraine, O'Colleran, O'Calleran and many more.

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O callarain Early History


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O callarain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our O callarain research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1866, 1890 and 1602 are included under the topic Early O callarain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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O callarain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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O callarain Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Collerain, who settled in New Brunswick in 1834; William Colleran, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1864; and Daniel Coleraine, who was one of the "home children" sent to Quebec in 1870..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The O callarain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The O callarain 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 4 July 2013 at 09:38.

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