Early Origins of the McCurtain family
Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat as Chiefs of their race. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Kerry and Limerick. Traditionally they are descended from the O'Connor and from the 3rd son of Fergus Mor, King of Ulster, who was ancestor of the Clann Cruitin.
Early History of the McCurtain family
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McCurtain Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Curtain, Crutin, Curtayne, McCruttin, McCurtain, McCurtaine, O'Curtain, O'Curtaine and many more.
Early Notables of the McCurtain family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCurtain family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bartholomew Curtain, who came to Boston in 1763; Guillaume Curtain, who arrived in Quebec in 1761; James Curtain, a bonded emigrant who arrived in America in 1775.
Contemporary Notables of the name McCurtain (post 1700)
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