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The Irish McDade surname is derived from the Irish Gaelic Patronymic name "Mac Daibheid," which means son of David.

McDade Early Origins



The surname McDade was first found in on the Inishowen peninsula, in County Donegal, where a sept of this name claim David O'Doherty (d. 1208,) a chief of Cenel Eoghain, as their ancestor.

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McDade Spelling Variations


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McDade Spelling Variations



People who were accounted for by scribes and church officials often had their name recorded many different ways because pronunciation was the only guide those scribes and church officials had to go by. This resulted in the problem of one person's name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname McDade that are preserved in archival documents are MacDaid, MacDavid, McDavid, Dade, MacDade, Devitt, MacDevitt, MacDavitt and many more.

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McDade Early History


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McDade Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McDade research. Another 445 words (32 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McDade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McDade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McDade Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McDade 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



A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North Ameri ca. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the McDade name:

McDade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Owen McDade, aged 28, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James McDade, aged 22, who arrived in New Castle or Philadelphia in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Cornelius McDade, aged 49, who arrived in New York in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Arthur McDade, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Thomas McDade, who setted in Philadelphia in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McDade Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Francis McDade, aged 18, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • Elizabeth McDade, aged 21, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1833
  • Nancy McDade, aged 30, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1833
  • Mary McDade, aged 21, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1833
  • William McDade, aged 16, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McDade Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Andrew McDade, aged 31, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Nugget" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.

McDade Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Margaret McDade, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Jubilee" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name McDade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McDade (post 1700)



  • Joe Billy McDade (b. 1937), United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • Staff Sergeant Aubrey L. McDade Jr., United States Marine who was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions
  • Robert Alexander McDade (1922-2009), United States Army officer, recipient three Purple Hearts and two Silver Stars
  • Joseph Michael McDade (b. 1931), former member of the United States House of Representatives (1963-1999)
  • George Manning McDade (1893-1966), Canadian politician, lawyer, and journalist
  • Brigadier Lyn McDade, Australian Army officer, Director of Military Prosecutions
  • Wayne McDade (b. 1981), New Zealand rugby league player
  • Solon McDade (b. 1974), Canadian musician and composer
  • Jeremiah McDade (b. 1977), Canadian multi-instrumentalist and composer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 4th July 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Nugget 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/nugget1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  5. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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The McDade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McDade 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.

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