Early Origins of the Scallen family
Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman), founded by Vikings as Waesfjord, and located in Southeastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat as a branch of Madigan clann. Traditionally they are descended from Fiacha Araidhe the 37th King of Ulster. More directly, they are descended from Scoieach, a chieftain and schoolteacher of the Madigan line and related to the Mannings. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in County Meath and represented the first recorded reference to the name.
Early History of the Scallen family
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Scallen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Scallen, Scallan, Scullin, O'Scallan, O'Scallan, O'Scullin, McScallan and many more.
Early Notables of the Scallen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scallen family to the New World and Oceana
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Contemporary Notables of the name Scallen (post 1700)
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