McMicken History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The McMicken surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Miadhachàin, a patronymic name meaning son of Miadhachàin, the root word of which is "miadhach," meaning "honourable."
Early Origins of the McMicken family
The surname McMicken was first found in Galloway, and in Ayrshire.
Early History of the McMicken family
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McMicken Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Macmeekin, Mackmeeken, Macmeekin, Macmeikin, Mackmeiken, Macmeikin, Mackmeckan, Machmichan, Macmickan, Mackicken, Macmicking, Macmikan, Macmicken, Macmikin, Macmychen, Macmeecham, Mcmeekin, Mckmeeken, Mcmeekin, Mcmeikin, Mcmeikin, Mcmeckan, Mcmichan, Mcmickan, Mckicken, Mcmicking, Mcmikan, Mcmicken, Mcmikin, Mcmychen, Mcmeecham and many more.
Early Notables of the McMicken family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McMicken family to Ireland
Some of the McMicken family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
McMicken migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McMicken Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Elenora McMicken, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1774 
- James McMicken, aged 4, who landed in New York, NY in 1775 
- Janet McMicken, aged 21, who arrived in New York, NY in 1775 
- William McMicken, aged 25, who landed in New York, NY in 1775 
- Alexander McMicken, aged 23, who landed in New York, NY in 1775 
Contemporary Notables of the name McMicken (post 1700) +
- Charles McMicken (1782-1858), American businessman and benefactor to the University of Cincinnati, eponym of the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences
- Gilbert McMicken (1813-1891), British-born immigrant to Canada in 1832; Canadian businessman and politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Cartier (1879-1883)
- Alexander McMicken (1837-1916), Canadian politician, 6th Mayor of Winnipeg in 1883, eponym of McMicken Street in Winnipeg
Historic Events for the McMicken family +
- Mr. Arthur McMicken, aged 23, English Saloon Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking by escaping in life boat 11 
- Mr. Benjamin Tucker McMicken (d. 1912), aged 21, English Second Pantry Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking 
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The McMicken Motto +
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Res non verba
Motto Translation: Deeds, not words.
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html