AuthorRev Patrick Woulfe
SourceIrish Names and Surnames

AILÉIN—VIIIAleyne, Alleyne, Allaine, Allan, Allen, etc.; 'son of Alan' (a Breton personal name introduced by the Normans). Families of this name came into Ireland at the time of the invasion and settled in Dublin, Kildare, and other parts of Leinster.

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