Origins Available: Irish
The surname McNabo comes from the original Irish Mac Anabadha, probably from "anabaidh" meaning premature. This surname has often been mistranslated as "victory," from the Irish "buaidh" and so Victory is a synonym of MacNaboe.
Early Origins of the McNabo family
The surname McNabo was first found in the ancient principality of Breffny
, where the sept was located, in what is now County Cavan
(Irish: an Chabháin) in the Northeast of the province of Ulster
in the present day Republic of Ireland.
Early History of the McNabo family
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McNabo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacNaboe, MacNebo, McNaboe, McNabo, Victory and many more.
Early Notables of the McNabo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McNabo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McNabo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Michael McNabo, who arrived in New York in 1850