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McElwaine Early Origins



The surname McElwaine was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir ir), 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 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name McElwaine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McElwaine (post 1700)



  • George A. McElwaine, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916
  • Frank McElwaine, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008
  • Samus 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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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)

Other References

  1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
  6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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.

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