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McCourt Early Origins



The surname McCourt 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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McCourt Spelling Variations


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McCourt 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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McCourt Early History


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McCourt Early History



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

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McCourt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCourt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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McCourt In Ireland


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McCourt In Ireland



Some of the McCourt 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:

McCourt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James McCourt, aged 25, landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1820
  • James McCourt, aged 25, who settled in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1820
  • Peter McCourt, who landed in New York, NY in 1827
  • Lawrence McCourt, aged 40, who settled in Missouri in 1840
  • Lawrence McCourt, aged 40, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCourt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bridget McCourt, aged 27, who landed in America from Tyrone, in 1902
  • Edward McCourt, aged 24, who landed in America from Down, in 1903
  • Bernhard McCourt, aged 27, who settled in America from Glasgow, in 1904
  • Edward McCourt, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Tyrone, in 1905
  • Alice McCourt, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Newry, Ireland, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McCourt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patrick McCourt, aged 21, a farmer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Patrick McCourt, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • James McCourt, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Elenor McCourt, aged 21, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833

McCourt Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Fred McCourt, aged 38, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1923

McCourt Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary McCourt, aged 24, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Bucephalus"
  • Ann McCourt, aged 19, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Oriental,"
  • James McCourt, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"
  • Esther McCourt, aged 15, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Agincourt"

McCourt Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas McCourt, aged 25, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ionic" in 1884
  • Francis McCourt, aged 20, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ionic" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCourt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCourt (post 1700)



  • Alphonsus Joseph "Alphie" McCourt (1940-2016), Irish-born, American writer
  • Malachy Gerard McCourt (b. 1931), Irish-American actor, writer and politician
  • James Frances McCourt (b. 1941), American writer and novelist
  • Francis "Frank" McCourt (1930-2009), Irish-American teacher and Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • Kevin McCourt (b. 1964), Scottish interdisciplinary artist
  • Carmel McCourt (b. 1958), British singer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The McCourt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCourt 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 12 August 2016 at 19:28.

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