Early Origins of the Strathy family
The surname Strathy was first found in Aberdeenshire
, where they held a family seat
in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. Allegiances were important to Scottish middle age survival. Later they held a family seat at Pershire.
Early History of the Strathy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strathy research.Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1333, 1479, 1574 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Strathy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Strathy Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Strathy, Strath, Strathie, Strathier, Strauthier, Straith and many more.
Early Notables of the Strathy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Strathy family to Ireland
Some of the Strathy family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 77 words (6 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 Strathy family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Nova Scotia, to Boston, to Maine, to Virginia, and to the Leeward islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Strathy (post 1700)
- George W Strathy, Canadian composer
- Glen Strathy, Canadian financial writer