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This McLoughry surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Luachra," derived from the word "luachair," which means "rushes" or "sedges."

McLoughry Early Origins



The surname McLoughry was first found in Armagh (Irish: Ard Mhacha) located in the province of Ulster in present day Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat as ecclesiastics in west Armagh and Antrim. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Tyrone about 1430.

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McLoughry Early History


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McLoughry Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McLoughry research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1576, 1612, and 1652 are included under the topic Early McLoughry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McLoughry Spelling Variations


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McLoughry Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loughran, Lochrane, Lochraine, Lutheran, Lochran, Laugheran, Loughrey, O'Loughran, O'Lochrane, O'Lochran, O'Loughraine and many more.

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McLoughry Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McLoughry Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Owen Loughran, who was an 'enforced emigrant' from Ireland to America in 1738; Peter Loughran, who was recorded in Philadelphia in 1826; Jeremiah Loughry, who arrived in New York in 1740.

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