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McGiven Early Origins



The surname McGiven was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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McGiven Spelling Variations


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McGiven Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Given, Givens, MacGiven, MacGivern and others.

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McGiven Early History


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McGiven Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McGiven research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1214 and 1655 are included under the topic Early McGiven History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McGiven Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McGiven Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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McGiven In Ireland


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McGiven In Ireland



Some of the McGiven family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 230 words (16 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:

McGiven Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Alexander McGiven, who arrived in Maryland in 1716

McGiven Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel McGiven, who arrived in New York in 1814
  • James McGiven, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1826
  • B McGiven, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • R, McGiven Jr., who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

McGiven Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Francis McGiven (aged 28) arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Hooghly"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McGiven (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McGiven (post 1700)



  • Sergeant James McGiven (d. 1876), American New York police officer stabbed to death while on duty
  • Kevin McGiven, American Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks for Utah State Aggies
  • Mick McGiven (b. 1951), English former professional footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    6. 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.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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    The McGiven Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McGiven 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 20 November 2013 at 15:10.

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