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The original Gaelic form of the Irish name McCubbins was written as Mac Cadain, derived from the ancient Irish forename Cadan.

McCubbins Early Origins



The surname McCubbins was first found in County Armagh (Irish: Ard Mhacha) located in the province of Ulster in present day Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from early times.

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McCubbins Spelling Variations


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McCubbins Spelling Variations



The search for the origins of the name McCubbins family name revealed numerous spelling variations. These variants can be somewhat accounted for when it is realized that before widespread literacy people only recognized their name by pronunciation; it was up to scribes to decide how it was to be formally recorded. Variations found include Cadden, Caden, Caddin, McCadden, McWadden and others.

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McCubbins Early History


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McCubbins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCubbins research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCubbins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCubbins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCubbins Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Ireland saw an enormous decrease in its population in the 19th century due to immigration and death. This pattern of immigration began slowly in the late 18th century and gradually grew throughout the early portion of the 19th century. However, a dramatic increase in the country's immigration numbers occurred when the Great Potato Famine struck in the 1840s. The early immigrants to North America were primarily destined to be farmers tending to their own plot of land, those that came later initially settled within pre-established urban centers. These urban immigrants provided the cheap labor that the fast developing United States and soon to be Canada required. Regardless of their new lifestyle in North America, the Irish immigrants to the United States and Canada made invaluable contributions to their newly adopted societies. An investigation of immigrant and passenger lists revealed many McCubbinss: James Cadden who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1817; another James Caden settled in Philadelphia in 1844; Patrick and Thomas Cadden settled in Philadelphia in 1842 and 1856.

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCubbins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCubbins (post 1700)



  • Mathew D. McCubbins (b. 1956), American Ruth F. De Varney Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law at Duke University
  • Raymond Christopher "Chris" McCubbins (1945-2009), American gold medalist middle-distance runner at the 1967 Pan American Games

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    6. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The McCubbins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCubbins 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 4 November 2015 at 08:08.

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