Early Origins of the McArd family
The surname McArd was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times. First records of this family appeared on the census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the McArd family
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McArd Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacCord, McCord, MacCoard, McCoard, MacCourt, McCourt, McCourtie, McCordie, McCourty, McCordy, M'Cord, M'Corde, Makcorde, Mac Cuarta and many more.
Early Notables of the McArd family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McArd family to Ireland
Some of the McArd family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 327 words (23 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the McArd family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McArd Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Micheal McArd, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Empress" in 1865