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

McManaway Early Origins



The surname McManaway 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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McManaway Spelling Variations


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McManaway 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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McManaway Early History


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McManaway Early History



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

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McManaway Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McManaway 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 were:

McManaway Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Dalton McManaway, aged 39, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Anne McManaway, aged 32, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Ellen McManaway, aged 8, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Mary McManaway, aged 6, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Thomas McManaway, aged 3, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name McManaway (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McManaway (post 1700)



  • Aaron McManaway, American award winning angler from Altamont, Illinois

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McManaway Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
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    The McManaway Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McManaway 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 9 January 2014 at 07:56.

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