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Re: McCall
in reply to a message by MJ
From my Irish surname book ...

Mac Call: numerous: Ulster, especiallly East; Dublin & S Leinster. Irish format Mac Cathmhaoil (battle-chief). Originally a sept of Cineál Eoghain (Tyrone), there are many synonyms in English: Campbell, Mac Cowhill, Howell etc.
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And of course you realize that Mac or Mc means 'son of' ...
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