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The name McLaughlin is a very Irish name, with a few Scottish variants. (i.e. MacLaughlin)

This name, more exactly, originates in the county Meath in Ireland and has been around long before The Battle of Hastings in 1066 AD. Many Irish fled from their country to find a better life, especially during the Great Potato Famine. This is how we have the Irish surname of McLaughlin in the United States.

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