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Mac Nioclais has been anglicized as MacNicholas, and sometimes as Clausson.

MacNicholas Early Origins



The surname MacNicholas was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where bearers of the name were descended from a branch of the Norman de Burgos. The de Burgos came to Ireland in the 12th century, and became better known as the Burkes or Bourkes. As landholders in County Mayo, one branch of the family became Gaelicized and took on the name Mac Nioclais.

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MacNicholas Spelling Variations


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MacNicholas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacNicholas, Clausson and others.

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MacNicholas Early History


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MacNicholas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacNicholas research. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1818, 1852 and 1815 are included under the topic Early MacNicholas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacNicholas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacNicholas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacNicholas 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:

MacNicholas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John, Margrate, and Thomas MacNicholas, who all arrived in New York in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacNicholas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacNicholas (post 1700)



  • Dr. John T MacNicholas (1879-1950), Dominican priest who was archbishop of Cincinnati

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MacNicholas Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    3. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    4. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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    The MacNicholas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacNicholas 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 1 April 2014 at 13:21.

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