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MacDonnell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Irish-Alt , Irish , Scottish


This family was originally Mac Domhnaill in Gaelic, meaning 'son of Domhnall.'


Early Origins of the MacDonnell family


The surname MacDonnell was first found in throughout Ireland since early times.

Early History of the MacDonnell family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacDonnell research.
Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1505, 1620, 1691, 1754, and 1890 are included under the topic Early MacDonnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

MacDonnell Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: McDonnell, Hoddonell, O'Donnal, Otonell, MacDonnell, Donneill, McDonel, McDonell, McDonneil, Hodonell, McDonnel, McDoneill, Odonell, Odonel, Donnelson, Donnell, Donnel, O'Donnall, Donell and many more.

Early Notables of the MacDonnell family (pre 1700)


Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacDonnell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the MacDonnell family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacDonnell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John MacDonnell, who settled in Virginia in 1650

MacDonnell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Macdonnell, who landed in New York in 1773 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

MacDonnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James MacDonnell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Judith MacDonnell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Margaret MacDonnell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael MacDonnell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert MacDonnell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

MacDonnell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick MacDonnell, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Abberton" in 1846 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ABBERTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Abberton.htm

MacDonnell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Alexander MacDonnell, (b. 1856), aged 28, British settler travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "Bombay" arriving in Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand on 23rd January 1884 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mrs. Margaret MacDonnell, (b. 1850), aged 34, British settler travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "Bombay" arriving in Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand on 23rd January 1884 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mr. Archibald MacDonnell, (b. 1861), aged 23, British settler travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "Bombay" arriving in Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand on 23rd January 1884 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name MacDonnell (post 1700)


  • Raymond Arthur "Ray" MacDonnell (b. 1928), American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Joe Martin on the daytime soap opera All My Children
  • Norman Macdonnell (1916-1979), American radio and television producer, bets known for his work on Gunsmoke (1955) and The Virginian (1962)
  • Mickey MacDonnell (1902-1983), American football player
  • John L. MacDonnell, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 15th District, 1920 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sir Richard Graves MacDonnell KCMG, CB (1814-1881), Irish lawyer, judge and colonial governor, 6th Governor of Hong Kong (1866-1872), 31st Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (1864-1865)
  • General Sir James Macdonnell GCB, KMT, KCH (1781-1857), Scottish military officer who fought at the Battle of Waterloo
  • James MacKerras Macdonnell PC CC (1884-1973), Canadian lawyer and parliamentarian, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Muskoka, Ontario (1945-1949)
  • Sir Antony Patrick MacDonnell GCSI, KCVO, (1844-1925), 1st Baron MacDonnell, Irish civil servant, Permanent Under-Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1902-1908); Member of the Council of India (1902); Privy Councillor (1902); Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh (1895-1901); Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal (1893-1895)
  • Dr Richard MacDonnell (1787-1867), Irish Reformist 29th Provost of Trinity College, Dublin
  • Clive MacDonnell (1870-1914), English illustrator and soldier
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ABBERTON 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Abberton.htm
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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