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The MacUre surname is thought to have derived from an Old Norse personal name Ivarr of uncertain origin. It became a given name in Ireland, Scotland and Wales before becoming a hereditary surname.

MacUre Early Origins



The surname MacUre was first found in Dumbartonshire, 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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MacUre Spelling Variations


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MacUre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIver, MacIvor, MacCure, MacEure, MacUre and many more.

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MacUre Early History


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MacUre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacUre research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1479, 1659, 1621, 1644, 1621, 1622, 1640 and 1644 are included under the topic Early MacUre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacUre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacUre Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacUre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacUre In Ireland


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MacUre In Ireland



Some of the MacUre family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 149 words (11 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Angus McIver, who settled in New England in 1685; Angus McIver, Anne McIver and Duncan McIver, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1774; J.McCiver, who settled in Baltimore in 1820 with his wife and children.

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacUre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacUre (post 1700)



  • Jack Macure, American actor, known for Tower (2012), Incited (2011) and And Here We Are Now... (2010)

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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: Numquam obliviscar
Motto Translation: I will never forget.


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MacUre Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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    The MacUre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacUre 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 28 March 2014 at 11:39.

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