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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. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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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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