The original Gaelic form of MacWade was Mac Uaid, which means son of Wat.
in the province of Ulster.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacWade research.Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 175 and 1750 are included under the topic Early MacWade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The archives that survive today demonstrate the difficulty experienced by the scribes of this period in their attempts to record these names in writing. Spelling variations
of the name MacWade dating from that time include McQuaid, McQuade, McWade, McQuid, McQuoid, McQuaide and many more.