O'Neil Link Page
O'Neil Link Page
and Coat of Arms
"The O'Neill Coat of Arms"
"The Red Hand of Ulster"
For My O'Neil History
For Robby and Jenny's O'Neil History
on the O'Neil Family For Wills
The Neel's Melting Pot
ATTENTION!!!All links in this top section are now lost, so, I went out and found some new ones below. (some of them are gone also)
This quotation on the Neel' s Melting Pot used with permission from Michelle Smith, who's page can be reached from url below.Neel History
Neil is a medieval given name which means "Champion" and evolved into an Irish, Scottish, and English surname. It is derived from the given name of Irish origin --Niall -- and was brought toEngland by the Scandinavians. Neill , Neild , Neele , Neel , Neeld, Niall, Niell , Nield , Niel , Nihell , Nihill are variations. Neal is an English patronymic name, a variant of the name Neil. This is the way it is usually spelled in Southern and Central England, and is taken from the Middle English form of the name Neel. Neale and Neall are variations. I'm hoping to do a complete one name study on the Neel families. I have been told that, regardless of the surname spelling, all of the Neel's are related. If this is true then I have my work cut out for me. I have reason to believe that the Neel families in America descended from the O'Neill Royal Family of Ulster, Ireland; I have yet to find a strong link to the O'Neill Clan. Nonetheless, one can still dream of having "blue blood" running through their veins.
Nial of the Nine Hostages To get back to our pages you will need to use your back button on your browser. To see the old genealogy of the O'Neil name from the beginning of the O'Neil name
To check out the legend of the Bloody Hand of Ulster Try this
For more on the story of the Red Hand
For another story of Red Hand
New Link found Dec. 5, 2002: The Ancient and Royal Family of O'Neill. with their main page where the CD is for sale: Order CD
More on the Red Hand Red Hand of Ulster
The tale of red hand O'niel. Poem
For a wee bit o' the history of Ireland The Annals of Ulster
Heraldry in Ireland
The Clan O'Neill
The Annals of Ireland
(Mc)Neely, Neeley, Nealy, Nealey, Neilly, Neilley, Aneely a related family.
Clans and Families of Ireland and Scotland II. Gaelic Society
Register of Orders of Chivalry Report of the International Commission for Orders of Chivalry
The Chief's Coat of Arms for the McNeill and showing the plaid colors.
A Wee Bit O' The Aulde Sod
More O'Neill history: Old Ireland - History: Red Hugh
The “Lost Tribes” of Israel
More history on Ireland: The Symbols Of The Provinces Of Ireland.