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This famous Scottish clan surname, recorded as Macall, Maccall, McCall, Maccaull, McKall, McKaile, and others, is a patronymic nickname, with two possible origin sources. Firstly it may be an anglicized form of the pre 7th century Olde Gaelic name "Mac Cathmhaoil". This is a derivation of the personal name "Cath-mhaol" which translates as "Battle Chief", or in this case "son of Battle-chief". An Alternate possibility is that it may be a variant of the patronymic Mac Cathail, "the son of Cathal" from the Olde Welsh "Catgual" meaning "war-wielder". Either way it is clear that the first nameholders were very much descendants of fighting men...

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Rita Thoma

My GREAT grandmother was Beulah Belle McCall born on 11/15/1894 in Spring Creek Township of Black Hawk County Iowa.. The genealogy I have traces back to her great grandfather who was born in 1768 and was married to Sharlotte McCall born in 1772. Anyone know the name of Sharlotte's father who was born in Scotland?

Michael Cassidy

I think that Shallotte might be the sister to James McCall (New York?) son of James McCall (Scotland?)

Logan McCall

I am a McCall and I want to find out as much as I can about my family history.


Henry McCall (son of John McCall) was born 1831 in Alleendarra, Galway. He left for England in approximately 1851 and ended up in Derbyshire, England


Harry Harrison McCall

Michael Cassidy

I am Michael Cassidy, son of Peter Cassidy (Wisconsin) son of Richard and Patricia Cassidy (Wisconsin) daughter of Royal & Agnes McCall son of Millard McCall & Avilla Green son of James McCall & Amy Tupper (New York?) son of James McCall (New York?) Son of James McCall (Scotland?) I really want to find out where James came from and what his story is.


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