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McIlvain Early Origins



The surname McIlvain was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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McIlvain Spelling Variations


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McIlvain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.

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McIlvain Early History


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McIlvain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McIlvain research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1546 are included under the topic Early McIlvain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McIlvain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McIlvain Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McIlvain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McIlvain In Ireland


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McIlvain In Ireland



Some of the McIlvain family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McIlvain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William McIlvain, aged 38, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Umbria" from Liverpool & Queenstown [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-7JC : 6 December 2014), Wm. McIlvain, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McIlvain Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Suzanne McIlvain, aged 18, originally from Pittsburg, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lafayette" from Le Havre, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-WTR : 6 December 2014), Suzanne McIlvain, 18 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Robert W McIlvain, aged 45, originally from Columbus, Ohio, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Olympic" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66S-G22 : 6 December 2014), Robert W McIlvain, 28 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name McIlvain (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McIlvain (post 1700)



  • Bill McIlvain (b. 1932), American politician, Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1969-1973) and (1977-1990), Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives (1989-1991)
  • Thompkins McIlvain, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900

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Citations


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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6BW-7JC : 6 December 2014), Wm. McIlvain, 05 Jun 1893; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Umbria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64B-WTR : 6 December 2014), Suzanne McIlvain, 18 Dec 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Lafayette, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66S-G22 : 6 December 2014), Robert W McIlvain, 28 Jul 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Olympic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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The McIlvain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McIlvain 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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