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

McWade Early Origins



The surname McWade 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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McWade Spelling Variations


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McWade Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland in the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. The many regional dialects and the predominate illiteracy would have made common surnames appear unrelated to the scribes of the period. Research into the name McWade revealed spelling variations, including McQuaid, McQuade, McWade, McQuid, McQuoid, McQuaide and many more.

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McWade Early History


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McWade Early History



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

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McWade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McWade Early Notables (pre 1700)



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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McWade Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Danl McWade, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

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Contemporary Notables of the name McWade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McWade (post 1700)



  • Margaret McWade (1871-1956), born Margaret May Fish, an American stage and film actress, wife of Edward McWade
  • Robert McWade Sr. (1835-1913), American actor and father to Robert McWade and Edward McWade
  • Robert McWade (1872-1938), American stage and film actor who appeared in at least 38 Broadway productions and in 83 films between 1924 and 1938, younger brother of Edward McWade
  • Edward McWade (1865-1943), American writer, stage actor and film actor
  • Charlie McWade (b. 1974), American television and film actor, best known for his role in the television series Third Watch as NYPD Officer Steve Gusler
  • Robert M. McWade, American politician, U.S. Consul in Canton, 1903 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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McWade Family Crest Products


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McWade Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  3. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
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The McWade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McWade 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.

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