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MAXWELL : One Macchus, in the eleventh century, obtained lands, on the Tweed, in Scotland, from Prince David, to which he gave the name of Macchus-ville, since corrupted to Maxwell. Maxwell is Macsual, in Gaelic, from Mac, Son, and sual, small, little.

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