Allen / Allan - Direct ancestral line on my maternal side.
Locations of my Allen / Allan family I have documented
- Virginia - 1793
- Clark County, Kentucky - 1844
- Sumner, Tennessee - 1850
- Winchester, Kentucky - 1876
- Jefferson County, Kentucky -1900
- Jackson County, Missouri - 1926
- Summit County, Ohio - 1938
Allan Surname Meaning:Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Allen. This is the more common spelling of the name in Scotland and northern England; in Scotland it is often found as an English form of the Gaelic name McAllen (see McAllan). 1.
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1. Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press, Last Name Meaning and Origins (http://www.ancestry.com/learn/facts accessed September 10, 2014)