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.
Early Origins of the MacInroe family
The surname MacInroe was first found in Thomond
(Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), literally North Thomond
, the pre-Norman Kingdom of Thomond, since divided between counties Limerick
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.
Early History of the MacInroe family
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MacInroe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: McEnchroe, MacEnroe, McEnroe, Crowe, Crow, McEnchro, McInroe, McInchroe, McEncroe, McEncro, McInro and many more.
Early Notables of the MacInroe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacInroe family to the New World and Oceana
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.