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Where did the Scottish Multer family come from? What is the Scottish Multer family crest and coat of arms? When did the Multer family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Multer family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Multrar, Multar, Mutter, Muter, Mutar, Multer, Muter, Mutterer and many more.
First found in Ayrshire, where they were they had been anciently seated on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of Scotland. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in Scotland in Edinburgh where Adam and Henry Multrar were burgesses in 1344. Moving westward they acquired territories in Ayrshire. John Multrar held a charter on the marches of Kirkness and Loucher in 1395.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Multer research. Another 138 words(10 lines of text) covering the years 1548 and 1550 are included under the topic Early Multer History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Multer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Multer Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Multer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Multer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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