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Among the clans of the Scottish/English Borderlands, the Strathclyde Britons were the first to use the name Maggie. It is derived from the Gaelic name Aodh, meaning Hugh, and the word mac, meaning son of.

Maggie Early Origins



The surname Maggie was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times. The family name Maggie first appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Maggie Early History


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Maggie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maggie research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1331, and 1426 are included under the topic Early Maggie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maggie Spelling Variations


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Maggie Spelling Variations



The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations in a single document. Maggie has been spelled MacGee, MacGhie, MacGhee, Magee and others.

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Maggie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maggie Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Maggie In Ireland


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Maggie In Ireland



Some of the Maggie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them:

Maggie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Maggie, who arrived in America in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Maggie Family Crest Products


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