personal name, while the second name originally designated a follower of St. Secundinus.
Early Origins of the McLouchlin family
County Meath (Irish: An Mhí) anciently part of the kingdom of Brega, located in Eastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.
Muircheartach Mac Lochlainn (died 1166), was king of Tír Eoghain, and High King of Ireland (c.1156-1166.) Together with sixteen of his closest allies, he was killed and was succeeded by Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair.
Niall Mac Lochlainn (died 1176) was a king of Cenél nEógain and Cenél Conaill, son of Muirchertach Mac Lochlainn.
Early History of the McLouchlin family
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McLouchlin Spelling Variations
Ireland during the Middle Ages recorded names as they sounded. Consequently, in this era many people were recorded under different spellings each time their name was written down. Research on the McLouchlin family name revealed numerous spelling variations, including MacLoughlin, McLoughlin, MacGloughlin, Lochlain, Claughan and many more.
Early Notables of the McLouchlin family (pre 1700)
Ireland (1387-1405); Paidin mac Lochlainn Ó Mailchonaire (died 1506), an Irish poet; Charles Macklin (1699-1797), originally Cathal MacLochlainn in Irish, or Charles McLaughlin...
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Migration of the McLouchlin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McLouchlin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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