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The surname McHughes in Ireland have evolved from the Gaelic Mac Aodha, which means son of Aodh or son of Hugh.

McHughes Early Origins



The surname McHughes was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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McHughes Spelling Variations


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McHughes Spelling Variations



Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations of the name McHughes dating from that time include McHugh, MacHugh, McCue, MacCue, MacKew, McKew and others.

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McHughes Early History


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McHughes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McHughes research. Another 346 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1313, 1348, and 1585 are included under the topic Early McHughes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McHughes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McHughes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McHughes 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



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name McHughes: Elizabeth McKew, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1767; Charles McKew who settled in Turks Gut (now Marysvale), Newfoundland in 1871; Andrew McKew, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1866.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The McHughes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McHughes 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 8 July 2015 at 14:51.

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