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The original Irish Gaelic form of this name is "Mac Conchruabha," where the "ruabha" is most likely a place name, but the name has been Anglicized into many different forms.

MacEncroe Early Origins



The surname MacEncroe was first found in Thomond (Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), literally North Thomond, the pre-Norman Kingdom of Thomond, since divided between counties Limerick, Tipperary and Clare, where they held a family seat as Chiefs of their sept. The name is most popular in the counties of Cavan and Leitrim.

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MacEncroe Spelling Variations


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MacEncroe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McEnchroe, MacEnroe, McEnroe, Crowe, Crow, McEnchro, McInroe, McInchroe, McEncroe, McEncro, McInro and many more.

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MacEncroe Early History


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MacEncroe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacEncroe research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacEncroe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacEncroe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacEncroe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacEncroe 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 or some of its variants were: Ann Crowe, who came to Maryland in 1666; Benj Crowe, who settled in Barbados in 1685; William McEncroe, who settled in South Carolina in 1823; John McEncroe, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1828.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    3. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The MacEncroe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacEncroe 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 27 September 2013 at 13:46.

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