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The McManaman surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Mac Meanman," a patronymic surname, created from the personal (first) name Meanma, which means "spirited."

McManaman Early Origins



The surname McManaman was first found in Tirconnell (Irish: Tír Chonaill) present day Donegal, located in Northwestn Ireland in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat as Chiefs in that territory. Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Mayo and in Donegal at Letterkenny and Ballybofey. Still later they branched to Tyrone at Omagh Union.

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McManaman Spelling Variations


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McManaman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McNemanin, McManamon, McMenamy, McManaway, McManamin, McManamy, McMenamen, McMenemen, McMenimin and many more.

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McManaman Early History


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McManaman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McManaman research. Another 214 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McManaman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McManaman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McManaman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McManaman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McManaman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John McManaman, who arrived in Indiana in 1852

McManaman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bryan McManaman, aged 56, who arrived in America from Ballina, Ireland, in 1903
  • Michael McManaman, aged 21, who arrived in America from Dromahair, Ireland, in 1904
  • Josephine McManaman, aged 55, who arrived in Monuntclair, New Jersey, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name McManaman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McManaman (post 1700)



  • Edward Peter McManaman (1900-1964), American prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Erie from 1948-1964
  • Clint McManaman (b. 1980), born Clinton Porter, an American drummer, designer and entrepreneur
  • Callum Henry McManaman (b. 1991), English footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic
  • Steven "Steve" McManaman (b. 1972), English former footballer who played from 1990 to 2005, member of the England National Team (1994-2001)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    8. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The McManaman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McManaman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 November 2016 at 16:10.

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