The surname McKilcline comes from the Irish Mac Giolla Chlaoin, anglicized early on as MacGilleclyne.
Early Origins of the McKilcline family
The surname McKilcline was first found in Counties Roscommon
(Irish: An Longfort) traditionally known as Annaly or Teffia, and situated in the Irish Midlands, in Northwest Leinster
, where it appears in the Tudor Fiants of the 16th century. The area around Ballykilcline, in the part of Roscommon
and Mayo, was the homeland of the sept.
Early History of the McKilcline family
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McKilcline Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kilcline, Mac Kilcline, Cline, Clyne, Clynne, Clines, Clynes and many more.
Early Notables of the McKilcline family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McKilcline family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Kilcloyne, who immigrated to St. John, New Brunswick between 1833 and 1838; John Clyne, who arrived in New York in 1834; Thomas Cloynes, who was naturalized in Indiana between 1836 and 1839.