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The Picts of ancient Scotland were the tribe of the ancestors of the McPaul family. The name McPaul is derived from the personal name Paul. The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Phàil.

McPaul Early Origins



The surname McPaul was first found in Inverness, where they held a 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.

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McPaul Spelling Variations


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McPaul Spelling Variations



Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. McPaul has been spelled MacPhail, MacPhial, MacPhiel, MacFail, MacFall, MacFaul, MacVail, MacPhale, MacPail, MacPhaul, MacFale, Phail, Fayle and many more.

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McPaul Early History


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McPaul Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McPaul research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1533 are included under the topic Early McPaul History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McPaul Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McPaul Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McPaul Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McPaul In Ireland


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McPaul In Ireland



Some of the McPaul 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name McPaul:

McPaul Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Neal McPaul, aged 47, who settled in America from Donegal, in 1900
  • Neal McPaul, aged 47, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1900
  • Julia McPaul, aged 16, who emigrated to America from Donegal, in 1903
  • Margorie McPaul, aged 28, who landed in America from Donegal, in 1905
  • Katie McPaul, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Bailieboro, Ireland, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name McPaul (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McPaul (post 1700)



  • Robert McPaul, American Hollywood editor

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McPaul Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    11. ...

    The McPaul Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McPaul Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 December 2016 at 10:13.

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