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Profiles

  • Katie O'Malley
    Catherine "Katie" Curran O'Malley (born August 18, 1962) is a Baltimore City District Court judge and wife of Martin O'Malley, the former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore.
  • Deborah Cowell (bef.1755 - c.1820)
    Deborah Curran Cowell BIRTH unknown DEATH unknown BURIAL Old Spencer Cemetery Spencer, Tioga County, New York, USA Show Map MEMORIAL ID 155857298 · Deborah is the 2nd wife of John Cowell. She was bo...
  • Elizabeth (Leonell) Cullyhorn - Curran [Convict "Lady Penrhyn" 1788] (1754 - 1807)
    Elizabeth LEONARD (aka LEONELL) was born c1754 Elizabeth was convicted of assault and attempted robbery and sentenced to 7 years transportation. She arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/1/1788 on "Lady Penrh...
  • Emma Curran (1862 - 1919)

About the Curran surname

origin

Curran (Irish: Ó Corráin) is an Irish and also a Scottish surname.

The Irish surname is now found in County Waterford but originates in eastern County Cork, where the Ó Corráins were a major branch of the ruling dynasty of the ancient Uí Liatháin kingdom.

The two most prominent septs of the Uí Liatháin were the following:

  • Uí Meic Caille
    • The Uí Meic Caille (Uí Maic Caille), who gave their name to the Barony of Imokilly, took their name from Meic Caille, son of Meic Brócc, son of Eochu Liathán.
  • Uí Thassaig

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