Last name: MCADAM

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All you have to know about the last name MCADAM

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MCADAM : This last name is indexed 20,601 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MCADAM : Scottish and Irish: Gaelic ‘son of Adam’ in which the Biblical personal name has not been Gaelicized. Compare McGaw which is derived from a Gaelicized form of the personal name. In Ireland this name has also been adopted as a surname by bearers of the names McCadden (in County Armagh) and McCaw (in County Cavan) as well as by bearers of a number of unrelated names including Barry (a Norman surname in County Cork).

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