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The surname McIlwaine 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacIlvean, MacIlvane, MacIlvenna, MacIlwain, MacIlwaine and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McIlwaine research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1546 are included under the topic Early McIlwaine History in all our PDF Extended History products
More information is included under the topic Early McIlwaine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the McIlwaine 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 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.
- William B. McIlwaine, American politician, Member of Virginia State Senate 29th District, 1904-05
- J. S. McIlwaine, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912
- Ellen McIlwaine (b. 1945), American guitarist, singer and songwriter
- John "Johnny" McIlwaine (1904-1980), Scottish footballer
- Richard Johnston McIlwaine (b. 1950), former English cricketer
- Garry David McIlwaine (b. 1944), former Australian politician
- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
- Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
- Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
- Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
- Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
- Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
- Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
- Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
- Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
The McIlwaine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McIlwaine 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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