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The surname MacYntie comes from the Irish Gaelic Mac an tSaoi, pronounced "Mac un tee." The Irish word "saoi" denotes a scholar, or, a 'cultured' person.

MacYntie Early Origins



The surname MacYntie was first found in the ancient territory of Oriel, which is now comprised of Counties Monaghan and Louth.

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MacYntie Spelling Variations


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MacYntie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacEntee, McEntee, MacEtye, MacYntie, MacAtee and others.

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MacYntie Early History


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MacYntie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacYntie research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1828 and 1891 are included under the topic Early MacYntie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacYntie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacYntie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacYntie 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 or some of its variants were: John McEntee, who emigrated from Ireland in 1737; Bryan McEntee and his family, who arrived in Baltimore in 1827; Mich McEntee, who sailed to St. John, New Brunswick in 1834.

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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: Deo patria amicis
Motto Translation: A friend to God and my country.


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MacYntie Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    2. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    3. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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    The MacYntie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacYntie 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 16 July 2013 at 11:06.

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