A people of the Scottish/English Borderlands known as the Strathclyde Britons
were the first to use the name McCormik. It is derived from the Gaelic name MacChormaig,
which derives from the given name Cormac,
Early Origins of the McCormik family
The surname McCormik 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 McCormik family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCormik research.Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1132, 1811, 1794 and 1865 are included under the topic Early McCormik History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
McCormik Spelling Variations
In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations
in Medieval Scottish names. McCormik 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 McCormik family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCormik family to Ireland
Some of the McCormik 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 McCormik family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McCormik Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Eneas McCormik, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
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