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MacAlwan Early Origins



The surname MacAlwan was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, 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.

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MacAlwan Spelling Variations


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MacAlwan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.

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MacAlwan Early History


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MacAlwan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacAlwan research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1546 are included under the topic Early MacAlwan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacAlwan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacAlwan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacAlwan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacAlwan In Ireland


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MacAlwan In Ireland



Some of the MacAlwan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James, John, Neil, Patrick, William MacIlvain all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Alexander, Charles, Daniel, John, Mary, Owen MacIlvaine all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The MacAlwan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacAlwan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 August 2012 at 08:57.

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