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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.

McCool Early Origins



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

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McCool Spelling Variations


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McCool Spelling Variations



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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McCool Early History


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McCool Early History



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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McCool Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCool Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McCool 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



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, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1803 [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)
  • John McCool, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1813 [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)
  • James McCool, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [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)
  • 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCool Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mrs. Margaret McCool U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]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, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "William" in 1834
  • Edward McCool, aged 21, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Ambassador" in 1834
  • John McCool, aged 24, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
  • Unity McCool, aged 24, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
  • Kitty McCool, aged under 1, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Perseus" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCool Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Fanny McCool, aged 24, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Glentanner"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCool (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCool (post 1700)



  • 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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    William McCool. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) William McCool. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_McCool
  • William Cameron McCool (1961-2003), American NASA pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia when it broke up during re-entry [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William McCool. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mccool.html
  • Lieutenant Richard Miles McCool (1922-2008), American Navy Officer awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1945 for his actions during the Battle of Okinawa [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Richard McCool. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Richard McCool. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_McCool
  • Lois McCool, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Washington, 1956 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John M. McCool, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 11th District, 1870-71 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. F. McCool, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel McCool, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State Senate 11th District, 2012 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Mrs. D. C. McCool, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  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. ^ 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
  3. ^ William McCool. (Retrieved 2011, January 18) William McCool. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_McCool
  4. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) William McCool. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/mccool.html
  5. ^ Richard McCool. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Richard McCool. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_McCool
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  5. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
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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.

This page was last modified on 16 July 2016 at 19:41.

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