Origins Available: Borderlands, English, Irish, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It is derived from "Adam," a given name which is itself derived from the Latin name "Adamus," meaning "earth."
Early Origins of the MacCaw family
Annandale where they held a family seat at Kynemund.
Early History of the MacCaw family
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MacCaw Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Adam, Adams, MacAdam, MacAdams, MacCaw and others.
Early Notables of the MacCaw family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacCaw family to Ireland
Some of the MacCaw family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the MacCaw family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Adam who wrote an Adam Genealogy which is now part of the American Library of Congress; John Adam landed in America in 1685; John Adam settled in Barbados in 1680.
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