O'Neill Family History
O'Neill Surname History
This O'Neill history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the O'Neill last name made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the O'Neill family. O'Neill family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by O'Neill family researchers. The last name O'Neill is an old family line that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the O'Neill family has migrated, it has changed making its origin a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of O'Neill begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries, the O'Neill name may have changed with them. O'Neill ancestors have travelled across various regions all throughout history.
O'Neill country of origin
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The nationality of O'Neill can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of O'Neill may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name O'Neill
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The meaning of O'Neill come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like O'Neill originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
- Wife O'neill
- Philim Robert Hugh O'neill 1909 - present
- Margaret O'Neill
- Griobha O'Neill O'donoghue
- Christopher O'Neill 1960 - ?
- Diana O'Neill 1997 - ?
- Phelim O'neill 1604 - 1653
- Lady Jean Gordan Gordon O'neill 1613 - ?
- Henry O'Neill Lawrence 1889 - 1903
- Georgina Mary Montagu Douglas Scott O'neill 1940 - present
- Orison Of Ireland
- Conall Of Ireland
- Osborne O'Neill 1869 - ?
- Oengus macColmain O'neill
- Finola Maclochlainn Of O'Neill Ireland 1145 - 1190
- Suibne Maccolmain O'neill
- Laura Jane Veronica Peck O'Neill 1877 - ?
- Anne O'neill 1867 - ?
- Domnall macAedo Findliath O'neill
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Famous people named O'Neill
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Nationality and Ethnicity of O'Neill
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name O'Neill. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the O'Neill family
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O'Neill spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as O'Neill were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of O'Neill. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the O'Neill family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like O'Neill change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over the years.