Thanks for the information

by Michael McAtee

I appreciate the information. As near as I can tell my McAtee descendents had several spellings to their surname throughout history (Mackatee, MacAtee, etc.) as they passed from Scotland to Ireland then to America. Following what I can from my grandparents records and oral tradition it would seem that the original pronunciation of our surname was MacGhie. This follows what records I have found on Ancestry.com.

As with most things of this nature, I'm not 100% certain of the validity, but it all seems to point to the same direction.

Posted on Sep 19, 2015, 9:18 PM
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  1. clan association. Earl McGee, Sep 19, 2015, 10:13 PM
    1. Possibly.... Michael McAtee, Sep 19, 2015, 11:16 PM
      1. Correction. Michael McAtee, Sep 20, 2015, 12:13 AM
        1. Scottish surnames were fluid. Earl McGee, Sep 20, 2015, 12:02 PM
          1. Agreed.... Michael McAtee, Sep 20, 2015, 1:16 PM
          2. Clear as mud.... Michael McAtee, Sep 21, 2015, 11:22 AM
            1. Great amount of info. Earl McGee, Sep 21, 2015, 1:52 PM
              1. Thanks!. Michael McAtee, Sep 21, 2015, 2:28 PM

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