McNut History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the McNut family

The surname McNut was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area. The name is "a variant of Macnaught (of Kilquhanite, Galloway)" [1]

Important Dates for the McNut family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McNut research. Another 154 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1357, 1448, 1473, 1519, 1400, 1606, 1634, 1612, 1617, 1634, 1646 and 1718 are included under the topic Early McNut History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McNut Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: MacNaught, MacNeight, MacNutt, MacNitt, MacNaght and many more.

Early Notables of the McNut family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was John McKnawcht, Burgess of Edinburgh in 1612. He may be the same person as John M'Nacht, merchant burgess in the parish of Kirkpatrick- Durham in...
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McNut Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the McNut family to Ireland

Some of the McNut family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 124 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

McNut migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McNut Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. James McNut U.E. who settled in Fredericksburgh [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1784 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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