Marshall Franklin Allen
Found 10 Records, 10 Photos and 9,867,252 Family Trees
Born in Mansfield, Catgus, New York, USA on 12 Oct 1833. Marshall Franklin married Emma Holmes. He passed away on 12 Jul 1921 in Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Allen"
English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.