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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name MCCLURE

Origin

McClure : Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir ‘son of Gille Odhar’ the ‘swarthy lad’. Compare Irish Mac Giolla Uidhir regularly Anglicized McAleer.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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