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The original Gaelic form of McGlinchy was Mag Loingsigh, which is derived from the word loingseach, which means mariner.

Early Origins of the McGlinchy family


The surname McGlinchy was first found in Ulster (Irish: Ulaidh), where this family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Early History of the McGlinchy family

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Early History of the McGlinchy family


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Another 193 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McGlinchy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McGlinchy Spelling Variations

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McGlinchy Spelling Variations


Names written in official documents were generally spelt as they sounded, leading to the problem of one name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion in records of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname McGlinchy that are preserved in documents of the family history are McGlinchey, McGlinchy, MacGlinchey, MacGlinchy, MacClincey, MacClincy, MacClinchey, MacClinchy, MacGlinghy, McGlincey, McGlincy, McGlinsey and many more.

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Early Notables of the McGlinchy family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the McGlinchy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the McGlinchy family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the McGlinchy family to the New World and Oceana


In the late 18th century, Irish families began emigrating to North America in the search of a plot of land to call their own. This pattern of emigration grew steadily until the 1840s when the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s cause thousands of Irish to flee the death and disease that accompanied the disaster. Those that made it alive to the shores of the United States and British North America (later to become Canada) were, however, instrumental in the development of those two powerful nations. Many of these Irish immigrants proudly bore the name of McGlinchy:

McGlinchy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pat McGlinchy, aged 20, who arrived in New York in 1854 [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)
  • Charles McGlinchy, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1857

McGlinchy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John McGlinchy, aged 21, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Leslie Gault" in 1833

McGlinchy Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James McGlinchy, aged 24, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McGlinchy (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name McGlinchy (post 1700)


  • Kevin McGlinchy (b. 1977), American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played with the Atlanta Braves from 1999-2000
  • Sean McGlinchy (b. 1992), British bronze medalist amateur boxer at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

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  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)

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