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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, who 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    2. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    7. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    11. ...

    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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