MacCowden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The annals of Scottish history reveal that the name MacCowden began in the Boernician tribe of the Scottish-English border region. The MacCowden family lived in Ayrshire.
Early Origins of the MacCowden family
The surname MacCowden 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 very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Important Dates for the MacCowden family
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MacCowden Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cowan, Cowans, Cowen, Cowens, MacCowan, MacCowden and many more.
Early Notables of the MacCowden family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacCowden family to Ireland
Some of the MacCowden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 60 words (4 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 MacCowden family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barbara Cowan who settled in New Jersey in 1685; along with Marjorie; Andrew Cowan settled in South Carolina in 1772; Alexander Cowan settled in New York City in 1774.
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