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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 [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)

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 [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)
  • Francis McCord, who settled in Philadelphia in 1829
  • James McCord, aged 25, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [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)
  • H McCord, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)
  • ... (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, who 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, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  • Robert McCord, aged 16, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm
  • William McCord, aged 21, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Joseph Soames" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCord (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCord (post 1700)



  • William L. McCord, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1990
  • W. C. McCord, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1884
  • Tim McCord, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1990, 1992, 1994; Presidential Elector for Texas, 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
  • Robert M. McCord, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Robert G. McCord, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884
  • 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
  • M. A. McCord, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908
  • 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
  • ... (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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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)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOSEPH SOMES / SOAMES 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850JosephSomes.htm

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  3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
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  10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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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.

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