McCluskey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The McCluskey surname evolved from the Irish Gaelicnames O Cathain or Mac Cathain.

Early Origins of the McCluskey family

The surname McCluskey 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.

Important Dates for the McCluskey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCluskey research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1617, 1720, 1790, 1810, 1875, and 1885 are included under the topic Early McCluskey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McCluskey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: McCloskey, McCluskey, McClaskey, McCloskie, McLoskie, McCleskey and many more.

Early Notables of the McCluskey family (pre 1700)

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McCluskey migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCluskey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Patrick McCluskey, who landed in New York, NY in 1824 [1]
  • Barney McCluskey, who landed in New York, NY in 1834 [1]
  • John McCluskey, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1834 [1]
  • James McCluskey, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • Edward McCluskey, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
McCluskey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Catherine McCluskey, aged 17, who settled in America from Tyrone, in 1901
  • Alex McCluskey, aged 50, who immigrated to the United States from Larkhall, in 1903
  • Ann McCluskey, aged 65, who settled in America from Ballymena, in 1905
  • Anne McCluskey, aged 46, who immigrated to the United States from Cornanore, in 1905
  • Frank McCluskey, aged 23, who landed in America from Down, Ireland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCluskey migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCluskey Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • ? McCluskey, aged 27 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Manchester" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [2]
  • Miss Margaret McCluskey, aged 7 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Manchester" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 [2]
  • Mr. Patrick McCluskey, aged 22 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Manchester" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in October 1847 [2]
  • Mr. Patrick McCluskey, aged 62 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Manchester" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name McCluskey (post 1700)

  • Roger McCluskey (1930-1993), American race car driver [3]
  • Joe McCluskey (1911-2002), American bronze medal athlete at the 1932 Summer Olympics
  • Edward J. McCluskey (b. 1929), American Electrical Engineer, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University
  • Mrs. Margaret Scott McCluskey M.B.E.,, British recipient of the Member of the Order of the British Empire on 29th December 2018 for services to the community in North Lanarkshire [4]
  • John Herbert McCluskey (1929-2017), Baron McCluskey, a Scottish lawyer, judge and politician, Solicitor General for Scotland (1974-1979)
  • John McCluskey (1944-2015), Scottish amateur flyweight and professional fly/bantam/featherweight boxer of the 1960s and 1970s
  • James "Jim" McCluskey (1950-2013), Scottish football referee who officiated in the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup
  • Pat McCluskey (b. 1952), retired Scottish footballer
  • James "Jamie" McCluskey (b. 1987), Scottish footballer
  • George McKinley Cassidy McCluskey (b. 1957), Scottish footballer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 43)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
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