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The original Irish Gaelic form of this name is "Mac Conchruabha," where the "ruabha" is most likely a place name, but the name has been Anglicized into many different forms.

Early Origins of the McInroe family

The surname McInroe was first found in Thomond (Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), literally North Thomond, the pre-Norman Kingdom of Thomond, since divided between counties Limerick, Tipperary and Clare, where they held a family seat as Chiefs of their sept. The name is most popular in the counties of Cavan and Leitrim.

Early History of the McInroe family

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McInroe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: McEnchroe, MacEnroe, McEnroe, Crowe, Crow, McEnchro, McInroe, McInchroe, McEncroe, McEncro, McInro and many more.

Early Notables of the McInroe family (pre 1700)

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New Zealand McInroe migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

McInroe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Mcinroe, British settler travelling from Liverpool aboard the ship "Viscount Sandon" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 13th February 1857 [1]

  1. New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from on Facebook