McInulty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name McInulty originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac an Ultaigh, which is derived from Ultach, which means Ulsterman.

Early Origins of the McInulty family

The surname McInulty was first found in County Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the McInulty family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McInulty research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1800 and 1861 are included under the topic Early McInulty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McInulty Spelling Variations

Just like the English language, the Gaelic language of Ireland was not standardized in the Middle Ages. Therefore, one's name was often recorded under several different spellings during the life of its bearer. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origins of the McInulty family name include McNulty, McAnulty, McNull and others.

Early Notables of the McInulty family (pre 1700)

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Australia McInulty migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

McInulty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Denis McInulty, Scottish convict who was convicted in Glasgow, Scotland for 10 years, transported aboard the "China" on 135th January 1846, arriving in Norfolk Island, Australia [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 5th February 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/china)


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