Ahmuty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The saga of the Ahmuty family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts. They lived at Auchmuty, in the parish of Markinch, in the county of Fifeshire.
Early Origins of the Ahmuty family
The surname Ahmuty was first found in Fife, where they were chiefs of the lands known as Auchmuty in the parish of Markinch. The first on record was Rotheri of Auchmuty in the year 1296, followed by Florence in 1334 who confirmed the lands of Auchmuty in 1334.
Early History of the Ahmuty family
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Ahmuty Spelling Variations
Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Ahmuty has been written Auchmuty, Achmuty, Auchmutie, Achmutie, Auchmouttie, Admuty, Achmoutie, Admowty, Auchmowtie, Achinmoutie, Auchinmouttie, Achmuty, Admuty, Auchmouthie, Auchmutty, Auchmoody and many more.
Early Notables of the Ahmuty family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ahmuty family to Ireland
Some of the Ahmuty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ahmuty family
Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Ahmuty: G. P. Auchmoody who arrived in San Francisco Cal. in 1852.