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Recorded as MacCallan, MacCallion, McCallan, MacCallion, McCallion, Callan and Callion, this is an Irish surname. it originates from the pre 10th century Gaelic O'Cathgalain, with the prefix O' indicating a male descendant of, plus the personal name Cathgalain, itself a compond of the elements "cath", meaning a battle, and "gal", brave and the diminutive suffix "an", to give "Little brave-battle" or similar. Almost all Irish patronymic surnames derives from the feats of valour of the first chief of the clan or sept, and this would seem to be a good example. There were three distinct septs or branches of the "family" in Ireland...

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Marianne Himsley

Hello, My late father Brian Campbell McCallion the last male in his line, passed away in July 2015, at Nambour, Queensland, Australia. His father was Leut Col Willian James McCallion, late of Beecroft, NSW, Australia, died in 1970's. I would like to know more about our background in Ireland (and maybe Scotland?) Hope you all are well and looking forward to a better 2021. Kind regards

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McCoy

Hello my name is Christopher McCoy my grandmother who I never met was Mary b mccallion who later married Edwin McCoy And I would love to get any family information and receive mail from the family I have around the world I wish you all well in these hard times Christopher McCoy

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