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Where did the Scottish Cord family come from? What is the Scottish Cord family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cord family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cord family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCord, McCord, MacCoard, McCoard, MacCourt, McCourt, McCourtie, McCordie, McCourty, McCordy, M'Cord, M'Corde, Makcorde, Mac Cuarta and many more.
First found in Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times. First records of this family appeared on the census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cord research. Another 210 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1471, 1473, 1544, and 1627 are included under the topic Early Cord History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Cord Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Cord family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 327 words(23 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cord Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Cord Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Cord Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Cord Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cord Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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