Maccullock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Scottish Maccullock name is derived from the Gaelic personal name "Cullach," meaning "boar."

Early Origins of the Maccullock family

The surname Maccullock was first found in Wigtownshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Bhaile na h-Uige), formerly a county in southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Maccullock family

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Maccullock Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCulloch, MacCullagh, MacCully, MacCullough, MacCulley, MacCullaugh, MacCullock, MacCullie and many more.

Early Notables of the Maccullock family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Maccullock family to Ireland

Some of the Maccullock family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Maccullock migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maccullock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Barbara and Hugh MacCullock, who settled in Maryland in 1774

Australia Maccullock migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Maccullock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Hugh Maccullock, (b. 1803), aged 37, British convict who was convicted in Colaba, Mumbia, India for 7 years for assault, transported aboard the "Eudora" on 25th July 1840, arriving in New South Wales [1]
  • Mr. Christopher MacCullock, English convict who was convicted in Salford, Great Manchester, England for 10 years, transported aboard the "Candahar" on 26th March 1842, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 20th May 2022). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/eudora
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 9th December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/candahar


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