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McElwaine Early Origins



The surname McElwaine was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir ņir), 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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McElwaine Spelling Variations


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McElwaine Spelling Variations



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

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McElwaine Early History


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McElwaine Early History



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

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McElwaine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McElwaine Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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McElwaine In Ireland


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McElwaine In Ireland



Some of the McElwaine 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:

McElwaine Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Robert McElwaine, who arrived in New England in 1769

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Contemporary Notables of the name McElwaine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McElwaine (post 1700)



  • Sťamus Turlough McElwaine (1960-1986), Irish volunteer in the South Fermanagh Brigade of IRA killed by the Special Air Service in 1986
  • Sir Percy Alexander McElwaine QC (1884-1969), Irish officer, Attorney General of Fiji (1927-1931)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The McElwaine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McElwaine 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.

    This page was last modified on 30 October 2014 at 12:43.

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