McCleskey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The McCleskey surname evolved from the Irish Gaelicnames O Cathain or Mac Cathain.
Early Origins of the McCleskey family
The surname McCleskey was first found in County Londonderry
(Irish: Doire), a Northern Irish county also known as Derry, in the province of Ulster
, where they were a branch of the O'Kanes.
Early History of the McCleskey family
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McCleskey Spelling Variations
of this family name include: McCloskey, McCluskey, McClaskey, McCloskie, McLoskie, McCleskey and many more.
Early Notables of the McCleskey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCleskey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry McCluskey, who arrived in Montreal in 1825; Ann McClusker, who came to New York in 1832; Barney McCluskey, who settled in New York, NY in 1834; Catherine McCluskey, who settled in Quebec in 1847.
Contemporary Notables of the name McCleskey (post 1700)
- Anastacia McCleskey, American actress, known for I Take Thee Zoe and Public Morals (2015)
- Jackie McCleskey, American actress, known for Paper and Ink (2012)
- Wally McCleskey, American actor, known for Heaven's Gate (1980), New York, New York (1977) and The White Shadow (1978)
- Thomas Joseph McCleskey Jr. (b. 1970), former American NFL football defensive back who played from 1993 to 2000
- Jefferson Lamar McCleskey (1891-1971), American Major League Baseball player who played for the Boston Braves in 1913
- Joseph R. McCleskey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1924 CITATION[CLOSE]
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