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The Irish MacDade surname is derived from the Irish Gaelic Patronymic name "Mac Daibheid," which means son of David.

MacDade Early Origins



The surname MacDade was first found in on the Inishowen peninsula, in County Donegal, where a sept of this name claim David O'Doherty (d. 1208,) a chief of Cenel Eoghain, as their ancestor.

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MacDade Spelling Variations


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MacDade Spelling Variations



Many spelling variations of the surname MacDade can be found in the archives. One reason for these variations is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. The different spellings that were found include MacDaid, MacDavid, McDavid, Dade, MacDade, Devitt, MacDevitt, MacDavitt and many more.

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MacDade Early History


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MacDade Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacDade research. Another 445 words (32 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacDade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacDade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacDade Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacDade Notables 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:

MacDade Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Macdade, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacDade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacDade (post 1700)



  • Albert Dutton MacDade (b. 1871), American Republican politician, Delaware County District Attorney, 1906-12; Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 9th District, 1921-28; Common Pleas Court Judge in Pennsylvania, 1928-39

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MacDade Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    4. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    5. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. 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).
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    The MacDade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacDade 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 November 2015 at 09:12.

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