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Where did the Scottish McIlveen family come from? What is the Scottish McIlveen family crest and coat of arms? When did the McIlveen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the McIlveen family history?


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

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.


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


More information is included under the topic Early McIlveen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the McIlveen 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.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McIlveen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John McIlveen, aged 36, who landed in America from Belfast, in 1898

McIlveen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John McIlveen, aged 24, who settled in America from Antrim, in 1903
  • Hugh McIlveen, aged 20, who landed in America from Bangor, Ireland, in 1907
  • William McIlveen, aged 21, who landed in America from New Cumnock, Scotland, in 1911
  • Sarah McIlveen, aged 22, who settled in America from Broughshane, Ireland, in 1912
  • Wm. Robert McIlveen, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1916


  • Henry Cooke "Irish" McIlveen (1880-1960), Irish-born, American Major League Baseball player
  • Brigadier Sir Arthur McIlveen MBE (1886-1979), Australian Salvation Army officer
  • Michelle McIlveen, Northern Irish politician
  • David McIlveen, Democratic Unionist Party politician in Northern Ireland


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  6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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  9. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The McIlveen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McIlveen 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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