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Where did the Irish McLoughlin family come from? What is the Irish McLoughlin family crest and coat of arms? When did the McLoughlin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the McLoughlin family history?There are many Irish surnames being used today in forms that are quite different than their original, ancient forms. McLoughlin originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac Lochlainn or O Maoilsheachlainn. The first name is derived from a Norse personal name, while the second name originally designated a follower of St. Secundinus.
Before widespread literacy came to Ireland, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Accordingly, numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name McLoughlin family name. Variations found include MacLoughlin, McLoughlin, MacGloughlin, Lochlain, Claughan and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McLoughlin research. Another 135 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1002, 1172, 1699, 1797, 1784 and 1857 are included under the topic Early McLoughlin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 109 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McLoughlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name McLoughlin:
McLoughlin Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The McLoughlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McLoughlin 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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