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The name McCartin has seen many modifications since the time in which it was first devised. In Gaelic it appeared as Mac Artain, which means son of Art.

McCartin Early Origins



The surname McCartin was first found in County Down (Irish:An Dún) part of the Province of Ulster, in Northern Ireland, formerly known as county St Mirren, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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McCartin Spelling Variations


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McCartin Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland in the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best due to competing dialects and languages, and the general illiteracy of the population. Research into the name McCartin revealed many spelling variations, including MacCartan, MacCarten, MacCartain, Carton and others.

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McCartin Early History


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McCartin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCartin research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1350 and 1735 are included under the topic Early McCartin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCartin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCartin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCartin 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



Irish families began to migrate to North America in the late 18th century in the hopes of gaining their own plot of land. The majority of these early immigrant families were relatively well off because the transatlantic passage was costly. As a result the decision to immigrate was carefully made. Those immigrants that arrived in the late 1840s differed because their decision to leave was in direct response to the Great Potato Famine. Many of the families that crossed the Atlantic during this decade were destitute, either having spent all they had on the fare or even starting with nothing, but being sponsored by a philanthropic society. Whenever, these Irish families came to North America, they were made great contributions to the developing nations of the United States and what would come to be known as Canada: the earlier settlers as land clearing homesteaders, and the later immigrants as the muscle that would build the industries and routes of transportation so critical to a powerful nation. Research into the passenger and immigration lists has shown many early and significant Irish immigrants bearing the name McCartin:

McCartin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barnard McCartin, who landed in New York, NY in 1826
  • Michael McCartin, aged 24, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • Jane McCartin, aged 19, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Annie McCartin, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1893
  • Bernard McCartin, aged 25, who settled in America from Ireland, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCartin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James McCartin, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Ballinamore, Ireland, in 1910
  • Lawrence McCartin, aged 29, who landed in America from Bsallinamore, Ireland, in 1910
  • Julia McCartin, aged 18, who settled in America from Casthwellan, Ireland, in 1910
  • James McCartin, aged 20, who landed in America from Foxfield, Ireland, in 1911
  • John Mccartin, aged 20, who landed in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCartin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCartin (post 1700)



  • Joseph A. McCartin (b. 1959), American professor of history
  • John Joseph "Joe" McCartin (b. 1939), retired Irish Fine Gael party politician
  • Robert McCartin (b. 1952), professional Australian rules footballer
  • Mandy McCartin (b. 1958), English artist

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Motto


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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: Buailim se
Motto Translation: I Strike him.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    4. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    11. ...

    The McCartin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCartin 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 29 January 2014 at 06:09.

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