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Multiple Origins for the Surname McQuoid



The original Gaelic form of McQuoid was Mac Uaid, which means son of Wat.

McQuoid Early Origins



The surname McQuoid was first found in County Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster.

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McQuoid Spelling Variations


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McQuoid Spelling Variations



Individual scribes in the Ireland during the Middle Ages would often record a person's name various ways. How the name was recorded depended on what that particular scribe believed the proper spelling for the name pronounced to him was. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origin of the McQuoid family name include McQuaid, McQuade, McWade, McQuid, McQuoid, McQuaide and many more.

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McQuoid Early History


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McQuoid Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McQuoid research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 175 and 1750 are included under the topic Early McQuoid History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McQuoid Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McQuoid Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McQuoid Notables 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



Irish families began to immigrate to British North America and the United States in the 18th century, but the greatest influx of Irish immigrants came during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. The earlier settlers came to North America after a great deal of consideration and by paying relatively high fees for their passage. These settlers were primarily drawn by the promise of land. Those later settlers that came during the 1840's were trying to escape the conditions of poverty, starvation, disease, and death that had stricken Ireland. Due to the enormity of their numbers and the late date of their arrival, these immigrants primarily became hired laborers instead of homesteading settlers like their predecessors. An exhaustive search of immigration and passenger lists has revealed many Irish immigrants North America bearing the name McQuoid:

McQuoid Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John McQuoid, aged 20, who arrived in New York, NY in 1803 [1]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)
  • Alexander McQuoid, who landed in New York, NY in 1817 [1]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)
  • R. McQuoid, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Liverpool & Queenstown [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9P-8MN : 6 December 2014), R. McQuoid, 21 Feb 1895; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McQuoid Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William James Mc Quoid, aged 28, originally from Newtownards, Co Down, arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Majestic (1890)" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF1M-5M3 : 6 December 2014), William James Mc Quoid, 24 Mar 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Samuel McQuoid, aged 26, originally from Newtownards, Ireland, arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXV1-428 : 6 December 2014), Samuel McQuoid, 07 Aug 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Margaret McQuoid, aged 38, originally from Greenock, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1913 aboard the ship "Caledonia" from Glasgow, Scotland [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNP2-D2H : 6 December 2014), Margaret McQuoid, 03 Aug 1913; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Caledonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Arthur McQuoid, aged 43, originally from Belfast, Ireland, arrived in New York in 1913 aboard the ship "Cameronia" from Londonderry, Ireland [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN1S-9TB : 6 December 2014), Arthur McQuoid, 22 Jun 1913; citing departure port Londonderry, arrival port New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Albert G. McQuoid, aged 26, originally from Greenock, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1914 aboard the ship "Cameronia" from Glasgow, Scotland [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ95-12L : 6 December 2014), Albert G. McQuoid, 07 Apr 1914; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name McQuoid (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McQuoid (post 1700)



  • Thomas McQuoid, Australian pastoral property landholder near Canberra who in 1835 named Wanayasa which he named after Wanayasa, West Java, Indonesia
  • Joshua Joseph Brian McQuoid (b. 1989), English professional footballer for the League Two club Luton Town

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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9P-8MN : 6 December 2014), R. McQuoid, 21 Feb 1895; citing departure port Liverpool & Queenstown, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF1M-5M3 : 6 December 2014), William James Mc Quoid, 24 Mar 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic (1890), NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXV1-428 : 6 December 2014), Samuel McQuoid, 07 Aug 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNP2-D2H : 6 December 2014), Margaret McQuoid, 03 Aug 1913; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Caledonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN1S-9TB : 6 December 2014), Arthur McQuoid, 22 Jun 1913; citing departure port Londonderry, arrival port New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ95-12L : 6 December 2014), Albert G. McQuoid, 07 Apr 1914; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Cameronia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  2. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  3. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  8. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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