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Early Origins of the McIlwain family


The surname McIlwain 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 McIlwain family


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McIlwain Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the McIlwain family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the McIlwain family to Ireland


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Migration of the McIlwain family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McIlwain Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maggie McIlwain, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Armagh, Ireland, in 1893
  • R. McIlwain, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1893
  • Samuel McIlwain, aged 18, who landed in America from Armagh, in 1898

McIlwain Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Chas. H. McIlwain, aged 36, who settled in America, in 1907
  • John McIlwain, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Lochgelly, Scotland, in 1908
  • Adam McIlwain, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Caven, Ireland, in 1909
  • Bridget McIlwain, aged 24, who landed in America from Donegal, Ireland, in 1912
  • Eliza McIlwain, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Milford, Ireland, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name McIlwain (post 1700)


  • Charles Howard "Mae" McIlwain (1871-1968), American historian and political scientist who won the pulitzer prize for History in 1924
  • James McIlwain, American ophthalmologist, Sidney A. and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor Emeritus at Brown University
  • Wallace Wesley "Wally" McIlwain (1903-1963), American professional football player and coach for the Racine Tornadoes in 1926
  • Stover William McIlwain (1939-1966), American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher for the Chicago White Sox (1957-1958); he died in Buffalo, New York, from cancer at the age of 26
  • L. O. McIlwain, American Democrat politician, Mayor of South Charleston, West Virginia, 1964-70 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John B. McIlwain, American politician, Mayor of Port Huron, Michigan, 1924 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James B. McIlwain, American politician, Mayor of Port Huron, Michigan, 1889-92 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry McIlwain, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charlton McIlwain, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David McIlwain (1921-1981), better known by his pen name, Charles Eric Maine, an English writer from Liverpool, England, best known for several science fiction serials published in the 1950s and 1960s
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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