McCure History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The McCure surname is thought to have derived from an Old Norse personal name Ivarr of uncertain origin. It became a given name in Ireland, Scotland and Wales before becoming a hereditary surname.

Early Origins of the McCure family

The surname McCure was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Important Dates for the McCure family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCure research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1292, 1479, 1659, 1621, 1644, 1621, 1622, 1640 and 1644 are included under the topic Early McCure History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McCure Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIver, MacIvor, MacCure, MacEure, MacUre and many more.

Early Notables of the McCure family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the McCure family to Ireland

Some of the McCure family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 81 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McCure migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCure Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Eusebie McCure, aged 16, arrived in New York in 1917 aboard the ship "Commewijne" from Cap Haitien, Haiti [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name McCure (post 1700)

  • Walter McCure, American heir to Pennzoil, an American oil company founded in Los Angeles, California in 1913; his McCure Mansion/Hormel Mansio was built in 1967 in Paradise Valley, Arizona

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJCN-1J3 : 6 December 2014), Eusebie McCure, 05 Aug 1917; citing departure port Cap Haitien, Haiti, arrival port New York, ship name Commewijne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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