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McCord Early Origins



The surname McCord was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times. First records of this family appeared on the census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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McCord Spelling Variations


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McCord Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCord, McCord, MacCoard, McCoard, MacCourt, McCourt, McCourtie, McCordie, McCourty, McCordy, M'Cord, M'Corde, Makcorde, Mac Cuarta and many more.

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McCord Early History


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McCord Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCord research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1471, 1473, 1544, and 1627 are included under the topic Early McCord History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCord Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCord Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McCord Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCord In Ireland


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McCord In Ireland



Some of the McCord family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 327 words (23 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

McCord Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Barnard McCord, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1799

McCord Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John McCord, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1813
  • John McCord, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1828
  • Francis McCord, who settled in Philadelphia in 1829
  • James McCord, aged 25, arrived in Missouri in 1844
  • H McCord, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCord Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bella McCord, aged 28, who settled in America from Londonderry, in 1903
  • Grace McCord, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Emma McCord, aged 27, who settled in America from Tyrone, in 1905
  • Emily McCord, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Frank McCord, aged 21, who settled in America, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCord Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John McCord, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833

McCord Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John McCord, aged 57, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames"
  • Robert McCord, aged 16, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames"
  • William McCord, aged 21, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCord (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCord (post 1700)



  • Darris McCord (1933-2013), American NFL football defensive end for the Detroit Lions (1955–1967)
  • Gary Dennis McCord (b. 1948), American professional PGA golfer, commentator, author, and actor
  • AnnaLynne "AL Mac" McCord (b. 1987), American actress
  • Larry R. McCord, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1977-82
  • Leon Clarence McCord (1878-1952), American Democrat politician, Circuit Judge in Alabama, 1919-35; Member of Democratic National Committee from Alabama, 1937; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1938
  • M. A. McCord, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908
  • Myron Hawley McCord (1840-1908), American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1880-82; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1889-91; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1897-98
  • Robert G. McCord, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884
  • Robert M. McCord, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Roy Davis McCord, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1944, 1948, 1964; Independent Democratic Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968
  • ... (Another 30 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name McCord


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Suggested Readings for the name McCord



  • The Story of Commodore Perry McCord and Sarah Elizabeth Smith and their Descendants by Forrest Edward Brouhard.

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McCord Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The McCord Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCord 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 1 November 2016 at 10:03.

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