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

McClusky Early Origins



The surname McClusky 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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McClusky Spelling Variations


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McClusky Spelling Variations



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

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McClusky Early History


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McClusky Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McClusky 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 McClusky History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McClusky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McClusky Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

McClusky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann McClusky, aged 25, landed in New York in 1854
  • John McClusky, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Pat McClusky, aged 27, landed in New York in 1854
  • Eliza McClusky, aged 24, who arrived in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1892
  • John McClusky, aged 29, who arrived in America from Sterling, Scotland, in 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McClusky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hughey McClusky, aged 4, who arrived in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1904
  • Jenette McClusky, aged 11, who arrived in America from Glasgow, in 1904
  • Maggie McClusky, aged 22, who arrived in America from Glasgow, in 1905
  • Edward McClusky, aged 23, who arrived in America from Belfast, Ireland, in 1907
  • Edward McClusky, aged 25, who arrived in America from Motherwell, Scotland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McClusky Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William McClusky U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

McClusky Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • N. A. McClusky, aged 21, who arrived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1910
  • John McClusky, aged 67, who arrived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1912

McClusky Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Daniel McClusky, aged 20, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Glentanner"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McClusky (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McClusky (post 1700)



  • George W. "Chesty" McClusky (1861-1912), American police inspector in the New York City Police Department nicknamed "Gentleman"
  • John V. McClusky, American astronomer, a prolific discoverer of asteroids he has discovered over 44 asteroids
  • Leigh McClusky, Australian journalist and presenter
  • Rear Admiral Clarence Wade McClusky (1902-1976), United States Navy aviator during World War II, known for his major role in the Battle of Midway, awarded the Navy Cross and Presidential Unit Citation, eponym of the USS McClusky (FFG-41), an Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate

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McClusky Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  7. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  9. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The McClusky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McClusky 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.

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