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

MacCullough Early Origins



The surname MacCullough 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.

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MacCullough Spelling Variations


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MacCullough Spelling Variations



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

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MacCullough Early History


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MacCullough Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacCullough research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1354 are included under the topic Early MacCullough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCullough Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacCullough Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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MacCullough In Ireland


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MacCullough In Ireland



Some of the MacCullough family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 228 words (16 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 were:

MacCullough Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Maccullough, who arrived in Maryland in 1659

MacCullough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alex MacCullough, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • Hamilton MacCullough, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • Alexander, Andrew, Arthur, Charles, Daniel, Francis, Hamilton, Hugh, James, John, Joseph, Michael, Patrick, Samuel, Thomas, and William MacCullough all arrived in Pennsylvania between 1840 and 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCullough (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacCullough (post 1700)



  • Benjamin MacCullough, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1778

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MacCullough Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The MacCullough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacCullough 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 16 March 2010 at 07:42.

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