personal name John. The Gaelic form of their name was originally Mac-Iain-uidhir, which means son of dun John. However, the McNairn family of Perth traditionally derive their name from M'an-oighre, which means son of the heir. Experts have also theorized that the surname McNairn may be derived from Mac-an-fhuibir, which means son of the smith, or Mac-an-huidhir, which means son of the stranger.
Early Origins of the McNairn family
family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the McNairn family
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McNairn Spelling Variations
spelling variations. In various documents, McNairn has been spelled MacNair, MacNaire, MacNayer, MacNeir, MacNuir, Menair and many more.
Early Notables of the McNairn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McNairn family to Ireland
Some of the McNairn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McNairn family to the New World and Oceana
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McNairn Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name McNairn (post 1700)
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