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MacLoughlin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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There are many Irish surnames being used today in forms that are quite different than their original, ancient forms. MacLoughlin 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.

Early Origins of the MacLoughlin family

The surname MacLoughlin was first found in County Meath (Irish: An Mhí) anciently part of the kingdom of Brega, located in Eastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the MacLoughlin family

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MacLoughlin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacLoughlin, McLoughlin, MacGloughlin, Lochlain and others.

Early Notables of the MacLoughlin family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the MacLoughlin family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacLoughlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernard, Charles, Denis, Hugh, James, John, Michael, Patrick, Thomas, and William MacLoughlin all, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1823 and 1860

MacLoughlin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas, Bridget, Catherine and Helen MacLoughlin who, who settled in Quebec in 1849

Contemporary Notables of the name MacLoughlin (post 1700)

  • John MacLoughlin (1871-1943), Irish politician, member of the Free State Seanad Éireann from 1922 to 1936

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