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Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name MacMonagle is Mag Congail, which means son of the most valorous one.

MacMonagle Early Origins



The surname MacMonagle was first found in County Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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MacMonagle Spelling Variations


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MacMonagle Spelling Variations



Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name MacMonagle revealed many variations, including MacGonigle, MacGonagle, Magonagle, Magonigele and many more.

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MacMonagle Early History


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MacMonagle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacMonagle research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacMonagle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacMonagle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacMonagle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacMonagle 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



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name MacMonagle:

MacMonagle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Beverly MacMonagle, who arrived in America, in 1906
  • Douglas MacMonagle, aged 20, who arrived in America, in 1912
  • Minnie Corbitt MacMonagle, aged 50, who arrived in America, in 1914
  • Minnier MacMonagle, aged 53, who arrived in America, in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacMonagle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacMonagle (post 1700)



  • Douglas MacMonagle, American volunteer fighter pilot, member of the Lafayette Flying Corps

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MacMonagle Family Crest Products


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MacMonagle Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    5. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
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    The MacMonagle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacMonagle 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 15 March 2015 at 18:28.

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