Loughrin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

This Loughrin surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Luachra," derived from the word "luachair," which means "rushes" or "sedges."

Early Origins of the Loughrin family

The surname Loughrin was first found in Armagh (Irish: Ard Mhacha) located in the province of Ulster in present day Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat as ecclesiastics in west Armagh and Antrim. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Tyrone about 1430.

Important Dates for the Loughrin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loughrin research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1576, 1612, and 1652 are included under the topic Early Loughrin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loughrin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Loughran, Lochrane, Lochraine, Lutheran, Lochran, Laugheran, Loughrey, O'Loughran, O'Lochrane, O'Lochran, O'Loughraine and many more.

Early Notables of the Loughrin family (pre 1700)

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Loughrin migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loughrin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Patrick Loughrin, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1823 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Loughrin (post 1700)

  • Robert Emmett Loughrin, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Cadillac, Michigan, 1967-71 (acting, 1967-68) [2]
  • Richard N. Loughrin, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 27th District, 1950 [2]
  • John Loughrin (1852-1917), Canadian merchant and politician who represented Nipissing in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1890 to 1902
  • James Loughrin Bathgate, Canadian co-founder of Scott-Bathgate Limited, a foodstuff manufacturer known for is Nutty Club products in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1903

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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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