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MCHUGH Family History

Recorded in many spellings as shown below, this is a famous Irish surname, although one probably of Manx and maybe Norse origins. Certainly it a derivative of the 11th century Mac Aodha, meaning the son of Aodh. This was a personal name meaning fire, and associated with the pagan god.Aodha. In Ireland the clan was originally divided into two main septs or branches, one at Tuam and the other in Connemara. In the modern era, that is after 1660 at least fifteen spellings of the name have developed, and no doubt others will be dicovered. These include MacHugh, MacKay, MacKea, MacKee, MacKew, MacKue, Mackey, MacKie, MacCoy and the popular short forms commencing Mc...

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#6 kairah mchugh

Hi there, was hoping to find some info on the Mchugh family name settling in New Zealand as i can only date back as far as my great grandfather Jack Mchugh.

#5 Nancy L Draper

I am looking for these same people. They apparently were both born in Ireland and I have been attempting to determine when they immigrated to the US. Please contact me so that we can compare notes.

#4 McHugh

I am Kerry McHugh. I live in Griffin, Georgia USA. I have a son, Matthew McHugh. I am not married.

#3 McHugh

I am looking for James and Elizabeth McHugh, my gg grandparents. James b: abt 1827 Brother - Peter- born abt 1824 Sister - Margaret (I believe) born abt 1822-1825 James signed declaration of Intention 10/1850 in Genesee County, New York State, USA Peter signed Declaration of Intention 10/1849 in Genesee County, New York State, USA. James married Elizabeth McMahon(McMann) I believe...Her father Mark McMahon (born about 1790) shows living with them on the 1850 Town of Alabama, County of Genesee, New York State, USA census. Peter married Mary McGlaughlin (I believe) who was born about 1827-1829. Margaret (good possibility their sister) is married and showing on 1850 Town of Alabama, County of Genesee, New York State, USA census and l

#2 Michelle Jones

im related to the mchughs bridgit mchugh and timothy maguire hreat great grandparents . i believe they were from county cavan

#1 vontrapuk

Hi My name is Bernadette McHugh. Im the oldest of 6 brothers and 4 sisters. The main forename in our family is Myles. Im sure there could also be a link to the McDonald clan in Scotland as my aunt who nursed a lord McDonald said that the name McHugh means son of Hugh of the McDonald clan. Their must be a strong link with Ireland and Scotland. Im sure I have loads of relatives out there.

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