Early Origins of the McElvaney family
The surname McElvaney was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, 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.
Early History of the McElvaney family
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McElvaney Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.
Early Notables of the McElvaney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McElvaney family to Ireland
Some of the McElvaney family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the McElvaney family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James, John, Neil, Patrick, William MacIlvain all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Alexander, Charles, Daniel, John, Mary, Owen MacIlvaine all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name McElvaney (post 1700)
- Rosaleen McElvaney, Irish Lecturer In Psychotherapy, Dublin City University CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Eileen McElvaney, Irish recipient of the Ladies' Gaelic football All Stars Awards in 1998
- Helena McElvaney, birth name of Helena Connolly from Co. Monaghan, Queen of the Land Festival in 1985
- Hugh McElvaney, Irish former politician, an independent former Mayor of Monaghan