In ancient Scotland
, the first people to use the name Mac cormach were part of a tribe known as the Strathclyde Britons
. The name is derived from the Gaelic name MacChormaig,
which derives from the given name Cormac,
Early Origins of the Mac cormach family
The surname Mac cormach was first found in Dumfriesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England
that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway
Council Area, where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Mac cormach family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mac cormach research.Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1132, 1811, 1794 and 1865 are included under the topic Early Mac cormach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mac cormach Spelling Variations
Surnames that evolved in Scotland
in the Middle Ages often appear under many spelling variations
. These are due to the practice of spelling according to sound in the era before dictionaries had standardized the English language. Mac cormach has appeared as MacCormack, MacCormick, MacCormock, McCormick, McCormack, McCormock, Maccormick, Maccormack, Maccormock, McArmick, McCarmick, McCarmike, McKermick, Makarmik, McCornick, Cornick, Cormack, M'Kernock, MacCornack and many more.
Early Notables of the Mac cormach family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mac cormach family to Ireland
Some of the Mac cormach family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 200 words (14 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mac cormach family to the New World and Oceana
The North American colonies beckoned, with their ample land and opportunity as their freedom from the persecution suffered by so many Clan
families back home. Many Scots even fought against England
in the American War of Independence
to gain this freedom. Recently, clan societies have allowed the ancestors of these brave Scottish settlers to rediscover their familial roots. Among them: Arthur, Barney, James, John, Patrick, William MacCormack all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1870.
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