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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)



  • 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
  • Timothy McCord (b. 1979), American musician
  • Robert M. McCord (b. 1959), American Treasurer of the state of Pennsylvania (2009-)
  • Leon Clarence McCord (1878-1952), United States senior federal judge
  • Kent McCord (b. 1942), American actor best known for his role as Officer Jim Reed on the television series Adam-12
  • James Walter McCord (b. 1924), American electronics expert involved in two break-ins of the Watergate complex which ignited the Watergate scandal and led to the downfall of President Nixon
  • Castor "Cass" McCord (1907-1963), American jazz saxophonist
  • Annetta B. McCord, American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1976 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (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
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  11. ...

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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