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The surname McEvedy originally appeared in Gaelic as "Mac an Mhadaidh," which is probably derived from the word "madadh," which means dog.

McEvedy Early Origins



The surname McEvedy was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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McEvedy Spelling Variations


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McEvedy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAvaddy, Madden, O'Madden, Madigan, Macavadan and others.

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McEvedy Early History


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McEvedy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McEvedy research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1567, 1677, 1715, 1713 and 1715 are included under the topic Early McEvedy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McEvedy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McEvedy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McEvedy Notables 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 or some of its variants were: Edward Madden settled in New England in 1753; John Madden settled in Barbados in 1663; Andrew, Bernard, Daniel, David, Hugh, James, John, Mary, Patrick, Peter, Richard, Thomas and William Madden all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    8. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
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    The McEvedy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McEvedy 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 13 March 2014 at 01:07.

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