The original Irish Gaelic form of this name is "Mac Conchruabha," where the "ruabha" is most likely a place name, but the name has been Anglicized into many different forms.
Early Origins of the McEncroe family
The surname McEncroe was first found in Thomond
(Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), literally North Thomond
, the pre-Norman Kingdom of Thomond, since divided between counties Limerick
and Clare, where they held a family seat
as Chiefs of their sept. The name is most popular in the counties of Cavan and Leitrim.
Early History of the McEncroe family
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McEncroe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: McEnchroe, MacEnroe, McEnroe, Crowe, Crow, McEnchro, McInroe, McInchroe, McEncroe, McEncro, McInro and many more.
Early Notables of the McEncroe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McEncroe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McEncroe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William McEncroe, who settled in South Carolina in 1823
- John McEncroe, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1828