The name McCarmick was first used by the people of an ancient Scottish tribe called the Strathclyde Britons
. McCarmick is derived from the Gaelic name MacChormaig,
which derives from the given name Cormac,
Early Origins of the McCarmick family
The surname McCarmick was first found in Dumfriesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England
that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway
Council Area, where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the McCarmick family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCarmick research.Another 142 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1132, 1811, 1794 and 1865 are included under the topic Early McCarmick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
McCarmick Spelling Variations
Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations
. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. McCarmick has been spelled MacCormack, MacCormick, MacCormock, McCormick, McCormack, McCormock, Maccormick, Maccormack, Maccormock, McArmick, McCarmick, McCarmike, McKermick, Makarmik, McCornick, Cornick, Cormack, M'Kernock, MacCornack and many more.
Early Notables of the McCarmick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCarmick family to Ireland
Some of the McCarmick family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 355 words (25 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 McCarmick family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence
. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan
societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:
McCarmick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alejandro McCarmick, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
McCarmick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Ann McCarmick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Inconstant" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INCONSTANT the Voyage - 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Inconstant.htm