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Allport Early Origins



The surname Allport was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where the name is unquestionably derived from Albertus, from the Anglo Saxon Aethelbeort, the first being recorded as Albertus of Dundee about 1214 and succeeded by Cleopha Alberti in 1281. The affectation of the 'H' in front of the name did not arrive until the 15th century, and at this time the canting of the Arms for the name became associated with the pike-like weapon common amongst the Scottish/English Border Clans known as 'The Steel Bonnets' from the 13th century onward.

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Allport Spelling Variations


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Allport Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Halbert, Halpert, Halberdyne, Halberdyn, Hallbert and many more.

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Allport Early History


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Allport Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allport research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1643, 1677, 1760, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Allport History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Allport Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Allport Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Allport Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Allport, aged 28, a gardener, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Jane Allport, aged 38, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Thomas Allport, aged 17, a labourer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Eliza Allport, aged 15, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • Alfred Allport, aged 13, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "London" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Allport (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Allport (post 1700)



  • Gordon Willard Allport (1897-1967), American psychologist, one of the first to focus on the study of the personality, often referred to as the founding figure of personality psychology
  • Floyd Henry Allport (1890-1978), American psychologist
  • Christopher Allport (1947-2008), American actor, known for his work on Another World (1964) and Jack Frost (1997)
  • Samuel Allport (1816-1897), English petrologist
  • Sir James Joseph Allport (1811-1892), English railway manager
  • Dr. Alfred Allport (1867-1949), English rugby union player
  • Alan Allport (b. 1970), British historian, winner of the 2010 Longman-History Today Book of the Year Award

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Allport Historic Events


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Allport Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Harry Ride George Allport, English Saloon Steward from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Allport Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Allport Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Allport 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 December 2016 at 07:39.

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