Early Origins of the McIlvenna family
The surname McIlvenna 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.
Early History of the McIlvenna family
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McIlvenna Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.
Early Notables of the McIlvenna family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McIlvenna family to Ireland
Some of the McIlvenna family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the McIlvenna family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James, John, Neil, Patrick, William MacIlvain all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Alexander, Charles, Daniel, John, Mary, Owen MacIlvaine all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name McIlvenna (post 1700)
- James McIlvenna (1864-1936), Scottish-born train engineer and politician in Ontario, Canada, Mayor of North Bay from 1915 to 1916