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McElveen Early Origins



The surname McElveen 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.

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McElveen Spelling Variations


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McElveen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.

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McElveen Early History


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McElveen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McElveen research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1546 are included under the topic Early McElveen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McElveen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McElveen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McElveen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McElveen In Ireland


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McElveen In Ireland



Some of the McElveen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

McElveen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary A. McElveen, aged 22, who arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMT-Q3T : 6 December 2014), Mary A. McElveen, 26 Sep 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • James McElveen, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMT-Q31 : 6 December 2014), Jas. McElveen, 26 Sep 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McElveen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. Gilbert McElveen, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Kaiser Wilhelm II" from Cherbourg, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXF6-CJW : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Gilbert McElveen, 04 Apr 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiser Wilhelm II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name McElveen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McElveen (post 1700)



  • Joseph T. "Joe" McElveen Jr., American politician, Mayor of Sumter, South Carolina (2000-), father of Thomas McElveen
  • W. Ashby "Bubba" McElveen Jr. (1928-2006), American politician, Mayor of Sumter, South Carolina, the first civilian to be named honorary Chief Master Sergeant of the US Air Force
  • Pryor Mynatt McElveen (1881-1951), American Major League Baseball third baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1909 to 1911
  • Thomas McElveen (b. 1978), American politician, Member of the South Carolina Senate (2013-)
  • Jermaine McElveen (b. 1984), American CFL football defensive end who played from 2007 to 2014

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMT-Q3T : 6 December 2014), Mary A. McElveen, 26 Sep 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXMT-Q31 : 6 December 2014), Jas. McElveen, 26 Sep 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXF6-CJW : 6 December 2014), Mrs. Gilbert McElveen, 04 Apr 1907; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Kaiser Wilhelm II, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  3. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
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The McElveen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McElveen 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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