A Cluster Genealogy of the Callan families of County Louth, IRE from the 19th century.
is anglicized for the Gaelic
O'Cathalain. The prefix "O" notes "grandson of"
or "descendant" and the word "cathgal" means "battle
mighty". Ethymologically the same as Catalane (also O'Cathalain).
Callan is a distinct sept name. The surname Callan
is associated with Louth and Monaghan Counties the ancestor of the sept is said to be
Cathalan, King of Farney, who was slain in 1028.
The members of the Callan families are listed individually by first name, alphabetically, and in chronological order.
|Callan family trees||Biographical information is not included in the family
trees, just relationship between members of that specific Callan family. |
|callan wills and obits||Copies of wills and obituaries
that note the source of the information.|
|help find mick callan's mom||Michael Joseph Callan was born|
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This web site was last updated on 01/24/2002