Origins Available: Irish
The McClesky surname evolved from the Irish Gaelicnames O Cathain or Mac Cathain.
Early Origins of the McClesky family
The surname McClesky 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 McClesky family
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McClesky Spelling Variations
of this family name include: McCloskey, McCluskey, McClaskey, McCloskie, McLoskie, McCleskey and many more.
Early Notables of the McClesky family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McClesky 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.