The McPartlin family comes from the ancient Scottish Dalriadan clans of the mountainous west coast of Scotland
. The name McPartlin is derived from the personal name Parlan,
which is the Gaelic equivalent of Bartholomew.
The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Pharlain.
Early Origins of the McPartlin family
The surname McPartlin was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, where they were descended from the ancient Chief Allan, son of Farlane and settled in Strathdonn in Aberdeenshire
about the 9th century.
Early History of the McPartlin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McPartlin research.Another 625 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1395, 1395 and are included under the topic Early McPartlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
McPartlin Spelling Variations
Translation in medieval times was an undeveloped science and was often carried out without due care. For this reason, many early Scottish names appeared radically altered when written in English. The spelling variations
of McPartlin include MacFarlane, MacFarlain, MacFarlan, MacFarland, MacParlan, MacParland, MacPartland, MacPartlin, MacPharlane, MacPharlin, MacPharlan and many more.
Early Notables of the McPartlin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McPartlin family to Ireland
Some of the McPartlin family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 161 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the McPartlin family to the New World and Oceana
The hardy Scots who made the crossing settled all along the east coast of North America and in the great west that was just then opening up. At the time of the American War of Independence
, many United Empire Loyalists moved north from the American colonies to Canada. Scottish national heritage became better known in North America in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic events. An examination of immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name McPartlin arrived in North America very early:
McPartlin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Terence McPartlin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name McPartlin (post 1700)
- Geraldine McPartlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996
- Brian J. McPartlin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008
Historic Events for the McPartlin family
- Mr. Myles Mcpartlin, American 2nd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/