Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the given name Adam, which is itself derived from the Latin name Adamus which means earth.
Early Origins of the McAdym family
Annandale where they held a family seat at Kynemund.
Early History of the McAdym family
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McAdym Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the McAdym family name include Adam, Adams, MacAdam, MacAdams, MacCaw and others.
Early Notables of the McAdym family (pre 1700)
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 McAdym family to Ireland
Some of the McAdym family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McAdym 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 McAdym surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Andrew Adams, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Dorothe Adams, who arrived in New England in 1635; Eede Adams, who came to Virginia in 1638; Christopher Adams, who came to Massachusetts in 1644.
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