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Origin and popularity of the name MCQUILLAN


McQuillan : 1: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uighilín ‘son of Huguelin’ a double diminutive of the Norman personal name Hugh. This is the name of an important family in County Antrim occasionally confused with McWilliam.3: Irish: variant of McCullen.2: Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coilín a patronymic from the personal name Coileán or Coilín (Scottish Cailean). See Collins.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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