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The McGoldrick surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O Goilin" or "Mag Ualghairg," composed of the elements "mac," meaning "son of," and "Ualgharg," a personal name, whose elements mean "proud" and "fierce."

McGoldrick Early Origins



The surname McGoldrick was first found in County Leitrim (Irish: Liatroim) anciently the western half of the kingdom of Breifne, located in Northeastern Ireland, in Leinster province, where they held a family seat from early times.

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McGoldrick Spelling Variations


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McGoldrick Spelling Variations



A name was often recorded during the Middle Ages under several different spelling variations during the life of its bearer because literacy was rare there was no real push to clearly define any of the languages found in the British Isles at that time. Variations found of the name McGoldrick include MacGoldrick, MacGolrick, MacGoldrich and others.

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McGoldrick Early History


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McGoldrick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McGoldrick research. Another 202 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McGoldrick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McGoldrick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McGoldrick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McGoldrick 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



Death and immigration greatly reduced Ireland's population in the 19th century. For the native Irish people poverty, hunger, and racial prejudice was common. Therefore, thousands left their homeland to seek opportunity in North Ameri ca. Those who survived the journey and the quarantine camps to which they arrived, were instrumental towards building the strong developing nations of the United States and the future Canada. By far, the largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These were employed as construction or factory workers. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name McGoldrick:

McGoldrick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bridget McGoldrick, aged 22, who settled in America from Tyrone, in 1900
  • Catherine McGoldrick, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Tyrone, in 1900
  • Ellen McGoldrick, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Fermanagh, in 1900
  • Celia McGoldrick, aged 26, who landed in America from Sligo, Ireland, in 1902
  • Bridget McGoldrick, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from Sligo, in 1903
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

McGoldrick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John McGoldrick, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.
  • Bridget McGoldrick, aged 22, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"
  • Matilda McGoldrick, aged 20, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Admiral Boxer"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McGoldrick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McGoldrick (post 1700)



  • Mary E. McGoldrick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1936
  • John B. McGoldrick, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 15th District, 1885
  • Hugh J. McGoldrick, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 18th District, 1952
  • Edward J. McGoldrick, American Democrat politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1925-40; Defeated, 1920
  • Gráinne McGoldrick, Irish camogie player from Derry, recipient of the Camogie All Star Award in 2009
  • Barry McGoldrick (b. 1985), Irish Gaelic team captain footballer for Derry
  • Patrick McGoldrick (1865-1939), Irish politician
  • Edward John Paul "Eddie" McGoldrick (b. 1965), former Irish footballer
  • Michael McGoldrick (b. 1971), English born, Irish flute and tin whistle player
  • Thomas Joseph "Tom" McGoldrick (b. 1929), English former footballer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 13th September 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. 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).
  3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  4. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  5. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  6. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  8. 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).
  9. 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).
  10. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
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The McGoldrick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McGoldrick 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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