Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Adam, Adams, McAdam, MacAdam, MacCaw, MacCoddan and many more.
First found in many counties, and in all different corners of Ireland.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth McAdam, who arrived in Boston from Ireland in 1804; George McAdam, who arrived in Boston in 1804; George McAdam and his wife Elijah, who arrived in New York city from Ireland in 1805.
Motto: In cruce salus.
Motto Translated: In the cross is salvation.
Crest: On a green mount vert a gold cross crosslet fitche, charged with a red bleeding heart
Coat of Arms: A red shield with a gold heart between three gold crosses crosslet fitche.
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