The Hilleen Family

Hilleen family crest

(Crest No. 9. Plate 2.)

THE Hilleen family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Trena, son of Tigernach, of the race of Kiann, son of Olliol Ollum, King of Munster, A. D. 177. The ancient name was Hilleen and signifies “Little Ruin.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Mayo.