Submitted Surname Revision History

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3/5/2020, 12:01 PM Mike C
3/5/2020, 12:01 PM Mike C
3/7/2018, 2:58 PM T McMullan

Name McMullan
Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. Mick-Mull-Lan
Other Forms FormsMac Maolain (Gaelic), McMullen, MacMullan, MacMullen, MacMillan, MacMillen (rather alternations of the original spelling)
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

The surname McMullan is of old Irish/ Gaelic Heritage, it is with meaning ‘Bald’ or ‘Tonsured One’. It was first founded in the province of Connacht, and comes from Mullan.
The surname ‘McMullan’ with ‘an’ at the end is the original Catholic way of spelling. The other version of spelling, with ‘en’ (McMullen) is the Protestant way, altered during Cromwell’s Plantation of Ulster.
Added 3/7/2018 by T McMullan