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Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name McCool is Mac Giolla Chuille. Cuille has been suggested to be an abbreviation of Mochuille, the name of a saint. However, other origins also exist for this name.

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The surname McCool was first found in Ulster (Irish: Ulaidh), where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Over the years, McCool has been written It appears under these variations because medieval scribes spelled names according to sound rather than by any over-arching set of rules. Cooley, Cooling, Cowley, Cully, Colly, McCooley, Coaley, Coolyng, Couley, Colley, McCowley, Cooleng, McCoolay, Coolay, Collay, Cullay, Cowleigh, Culleigh and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCool research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1618, 1667, 1743, and 1809 are included under the topic Early McCool History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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When these Boernician-Scottish settlers arrived in North America they brought little with them and often had restart their lives from scratch. Through time, much of their heritage was lost, and it is only this century through Clan societies and highland games that many have recovered their national heritage. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the McCool family to immigrate North America:

McCool Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary McCool, aged 45, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1803
  • John McCool, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1813
  • James McCool, who landed in New York, NY in 1816
  • Daniel McCool, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Hugh McCool, aged 28, who settled in America from Ruthaglen, in 1899

McCool Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Celia McCool, aged 24, who landed in America from Donegal, in 1902
  • Bridget McCool, aged 28, who landed in America from Donegal, in 1902
  • Annie McCool, aged 36, who landed in America from Derry, in 1903
  • Charles McCool, aged 21, who settled in America from Co. Donegal, in 1903
  • Hannah McCool, aged 35, who landed in America from Donegal, in 1903
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McCool Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mrs. Margaret McCool U.E. who settled in Canada 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

McCool Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patrick McCool, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "William" in 1834
  • Edward McCool, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Ambassador" in 1834
  • John McCool, aged 24, a farmer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
  • Unity McCool, aged 24, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
  • Kitty McCool, aged under 1, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
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McCool Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Fanny McCool, aged 24, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Glentanner"
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  • Courtney Lynn McCool (b. 1988), American Olympic gymnast
  • Michelle Leigh McCool (b. 1980), retired American professional wrestler
  • William John McCool (b. 1944), American Major League Baseball pitcher named a National League All-Star in 1966
  • Lois McCool, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Washington, 1956
  • John M. McCool, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 11th District, 1870-71
  • J. F. McCool, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888
  • Daniel McCool, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State Senate 11th District, 2012
  • Mrs. D. C. McCool, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928
  • Bryson McCool, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Pennsylvania State Senate 29th District, 1884
  • R. M. McCool, American Democrat politician, Oklahoma Democratic State Chair, 1931
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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  4. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  5. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  6. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  7. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  8. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  9. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
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The McCool Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCool 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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