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There are many Irish surnames being used today in forms that are quite different than their original, ancient forms. McGloughlin originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac Lochlainn or O Maoilsheachlainn. The first name is derived from a Norse personal name, while the second name originally designated a follower of St. Secundinus.

McGloughlin Early Origins



The surname McGloughlin was first found in County Meath (Irish: An Mhí) anciently part of the kingdom of Brega, located in Eastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.

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McGloughlin Spelling Variations


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McGloughlin Spelling Variations



Many spelling variations of the surname McGloughlin can be found in the archives. One reason for these variations is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. The different spellings that were found include MacLoughlin, McLoughlin, MacGloughlin, Lochlain, Claughan and many more.

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McGloughlin Early History


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McGloughlin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McGloughlin research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1002, 1172, 1699, 1797, 1784 and 1857 are included under the topic Early McGloughlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McGloughlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McGloughlin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Charles Macklin (1699-1797), originally Cathal MacLochlainn in Irish, or Charles McLaughlin in English, an Irish actor and dramatist born in County Donegal, who...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McGloughlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North Ameri ca. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the McGloughlin name:

McGloughlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Agnes McGloughlin, aged 17, who arrived in America from Ireland, in 1893
  • Lilly McGloughlin, aged 18, who arrived in America from Ireland, in 1893

McGloughlin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Michael McGloughlin, aged 25, who arrived in America from Ballyhaunis, Ireland, in 1904
  • Maria McGloughlin, aged 20, who arrived in America from Ballymote, Ireland, in 1908
  • Nora McGloughlin, aged 22, who arrived in America from Charlestown, Ireland, in 1915
  • J.J. McGloughlin, aged 35, who arrived in America, in 1920
  • James McGloughlin, aged 29, who arrived in America from Kilkell, County Down, Ireland, in 1923

McGloughlin Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. William McGloughlin U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway, [Shelbourne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 231 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York, USA [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name McGloughlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McGloughlin (post 1700)



  • Alfred McGloughlin, Irish architect, known for his high Victorian style with mahogany, stained glass and mirrors refitting of the Stag's Head, Dublin
  • Pearse McGloughlin, Irish vocalist, awarded Best Solo Male Video (2009)
  • Laura McGloughlin, Irish translator of Spanish literature
  • Captain W. B. McGloughlin, Canadian officer of the 38th Battalion (Ottawa), CEF, A Company

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. 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 Co., 1992. Print.
  7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  8. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The McGloughlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McGloughlin 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.

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