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The Irish name McCuin was originally written in a Gaelic form as O Cuinn, which means descendant of Conn.

McCuin Early Origins



The surname McCuin was first found in county Longford (Irish: An Longfort) traditionally known as Annaly or Teffia, and situated in the Irish Midlands, in Northwest Leinster where they were Lords of Muintir Gillagain. The O'Quinns and MacQuinns (and all of the spelling variables derived from these) were descended from Conn, who in turn was descended from the Princes of Annaly.

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McCuin Spelling Variations


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McCuin Spelling Variations



Within the archives researched, many different spelling variations of the surname McCuin were found. These included One reason for the many variations is that scribes and church officials often spelled an individual's name as it sounded. This imprecise method often led to many versions. O'Quinn, Quin, Quinn, Quine, MacQuin, MacQuinn, McQuin, McQuinn, MacCuin, Cuinn, Cuin and many more.

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McCuin Early History


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McCuin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCuin research. Another 278 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1014, 1252, 1279, 1281, 1522, 1551, 1645, and 1726 are included under the topic Early McCuin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCuin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCuin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCuin Notables 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:

McCuin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. David McCuin Sr., U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1786 he served in the Royal Regiment of New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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McCuin Family Crest Products


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McCuin Family Crest Products




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