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Skowgile History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Skowgile family


The surname Skowgile was first found in East Lothian where they held a family seat on the lands of Scougall in the parish of Tyningham. This ancient surname held a family seat as a family, probably a Clan, since it earned the designation of Scougall 'of that Ilk'.

Early History of the Skowgile family


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Skowgile Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Skowgall, Skowgal, Skowgale, Scougall, Scowgall, Scowgale, Scouggall, Scougal, Scougale, Skugall, Skugal, Skugale, Skuggall, Skuggal, Skuggale, Scouggald and many more.

Early Notables of the Skowgile family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Patrick Scougal (1607-1682), a Scottish churchman, Bishop of Aberdeen, son of Sir John Scougal of that ilk, in the county of Haddington. Ordained in 1636 by Archbishop Spotiswood, he was presented by him to the parish of Dairsie in Fifeshire...
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Migration of the Skowgile family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Skugal who landed in North America in 1752.

The Skowgile Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Hæc ornant
Motto Translation: These Things Adorn


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