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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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Michelle Jones

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


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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Leinster , Ireland

Ulster , Ireland

Ulster , Ireland

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