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McAden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Scottish


The history of the McAden name began with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the given name Adam, which is itself derived from the Latin name Adamus which means earth.


Early Origins of the McAden family


The surname McAden was first found in Annandale where they held a family seat at Kynemund.

Early History of the McAden family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McAden research.
Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1189, 1329, 1460, 1281, 1327, 1891, 1585, 1661, 1656, 1586, 1667, 1654, 1655, 1656, 1658, 1626, 1698, 1651, 1719, 1685, 1719, 1695, 1697, 1689, 1748, 1662, 1720, 1712, 1720 and are included under the topic Early McAden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McAden Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the McAden family name include Adam, Adams, MacAdam, MacAdams, MacCaw and others.

Early Notables of the McAden family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst bearers of this family name during their early history was William Adams (1585-1661), London Haberdasher born in Newport, Shropshire, who founded Adams' Grammar School in 1656; Sir Thomas Adams, 1st Baronet (1586-1667), Lord Mayor of the City of London and a Member of Parliament for the City of London...
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Migration of the McAden family to Ireland


Some of the McAden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McAden family to the New World and Oceana


For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the McAden surname or a spelling variation of the name include :

McAden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. B.T. McAden, aged 46, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Konigen Luise" from Genoa, Italy [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9YZ : 6 December 2014), Mrs. B.T. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • J.T. McAden, aged 21, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Konigen Luise" from Genoa, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9Y8 : 6 December 2014), J.T. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • B.V. McAden, aged 19, who arrived in New York in 1908 aboard the ship "Konigen Luise" from Genoa, Italy [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9YD : 6 December 2014), B.V. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name McAden (post 1700)


  • Rufus Y. McAden, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Alamance County, 1862-66 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles A. McAden, American politician, Mayor of Austin, Texas, 1953-55 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9YZ : 6 December 2014), Mrs. B.T. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9Y8 : 6 December 2014), J.T. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX54-9YD : 6 December 2014), B.V. McAden, 16 Sep 1908; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Konigen Luise, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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