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The Clan from whom the MacQueile family descends began among the ancient Dalriadan kingdom of the west coast of Scotland. Their name comes from the personal name Paul. The Gaelic form of the name was Mac Phail, which is normally Anglicized MacFail or MacPhail, and means son of Paul.

MacQueile Early Origins



The surname MacQueile was first found in the Isle of Man, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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MacQueile Spelling Variations


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MacQueile Spelling Variations



Historical recordings of the name MacQueile include many spelling variations. They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. They include Quail, Quayle, Quaile, Quailes, McQuail, McQuayl and others.

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MacQueile Early History


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MacQueile Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacQueile research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1327 and 1500 are included under the topic Early MacQueile History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacQueile Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacQueile Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacQueile Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacQueile In Ireland


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MacQueile In Ireland



Some of the MacQueile family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Significant portions of the populations of both the United States and Canada are still made up of the ancestors of Dalriadan families. Some of those in Canada originally settled the United States, but went north as United Empire Loyalists in the American War of Independence. The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw the ancestors of many Scots on both sides of the border begin to recover their collective national heritage through Clan societies and highland games. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Anne Quaile and her husband, who came to Virginia in 1623; Hugh Quale settled in Barbados in 1679; Joe Quyle settled in Virginia in 1635; John Quayle settled in Virginia in 1650.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Qualis ero spero
Motto Translation: I hope what I shall be.


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