There are many Irish surnames being used today in forms that are quite different than their original, ancient forms. MacLoughlin originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac Lochlainn or O Maoilsheachlainn. The first name is derived from a Norse personal name, while the second name originally designated a follower of St. Secundinus.
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MacLoughlin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacLoughlin, McLoughlin, MacGloughlin, Lochlain and others.
Early Notables of the MacLoughlin family (pre 1700)
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