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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)



More information is included under the topic Early O callarain 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 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    3. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    4. 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.
    5. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. 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).
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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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