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

McCluskie Early Origins



The surname McCluskie 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.

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McCluskie Spelling Variations


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McCluskie Spelling Variations



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

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McCluskie Early History


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McCluskie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCluskie research. Another 398 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1617, 1720, 1790, 1810, 1875, and 1885 are included under the topic Early McCluskie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCluskie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCluskie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCluskie 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCluskie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael McCluskie, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851 [1]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)

McCluskie Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Bernard McCluskie, aged 39, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Cupid" in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCluskie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCluskie (post 1700)



  • Mike McCluskie (d. 1871), American gambler and occasional lawman from Ohio who instigated the Gunfight at Hide Park
  • Sam McCluskie (1932-1995), British Labour Party politician and trade unionist
  • Gemma Rose V. McCluskie (1983-2012), British television actress, best known for her role in the BBC soap opera EastEnders

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See Also


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The McCluskie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCluskie 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 10 October 2012 at 08:02.

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