as a branch of Madigan clann. Traditionally they are descended from Fiacha Araidhe the 37th King of
. More directly, they are descended from Scoieach, a
and schoolteacher of the Madigan line and related to the Mannings. Irish history was greatly influenced by the
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
and represented the first recorded reference to the name.
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of this family name include: Scallen, Scallan, Scullin, O'Scallan, O'Scallan, O'Scullin, McScallan and many more.