The surname McGlade is related to the original Irish Mac Gleadra and O Gleadra. The name is listed as both in the Tribes and Customs of the Hy Many, and such the surname can be found with either the "O" prefix or the "Mac" prefix.
The surname McGlade was first found in the ancient territory of Hy Many (Ui Maine,) in what is now County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island. The family migrated from Connacht northward into Donegal, and then into other parts of Ulster.
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^ 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)