Last name: CULLEN

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CULLEN : This last name is indexed 156,699 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CULLEN : 1: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuileáin ‘descendant of Cuileán’ a variant of the personal name Coileán meaning ‘puppy’ or ‘young hound’ (see Collin).2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuilinn ‘descendant of Cuileann’ a byname meaning ‘holly’.3: Scottish: habitational name from Cullen in Banff so named from Gaelic cùilen a diminutive of còil cùil ‘nook recess’.4: English: habitational name from the Rhineland city of Cologne (Old French form of Middle High German Köln named with Latin colonia ‘colony’).5: English: variant of Cooling.

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