Show ContentsArryle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Arryle is a name whose ancestors lived among the Picts, a tribe in ancient Scotland. The Arryle family lived in the lands of Errol (Arroll) in Perthshire.

Early Origins of the Arryle family

The surname Arryle 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 they held a family seat in the parish of Errol from whence they get their name. The family is not directly related to the Lords of Errol, who are in fact a part of the Scottish Hay clan.

Early History of the Arryle family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arryle research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1590, 1619, 1646 and 1913 are included under the topic Early Arryle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Arryle Spelling Variations

The appearance of the printing press and the first dictionaries in the last few hundred years did much to standardize spelling. Prior to that time scribes spelled according to sound, a practice that resulted in many spelling variations. Arryle has been spelled Arroll, Arrol, Errol, Erroll, Arrell, Arrel, Errel, Errell, Arrall, Arral, Errall, Erral, Arrill, Arril, Errill and many more.

Early Notables of the Arryle family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Arryle family

The expense of the crossing to the North American colonies seemed small beside the difficulties of remaining in Scotland. It was a long and hard trip, but at its end lay the reward of freedom. Some Scots remained faithful to England and called themselves United Empire Loyalists, while others fought in the American War of Independence. Much of this lost Scottish heritage has been recovered in the last century through Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Arryle: A. E. L. S. and W. Arrall who landed in Baltimore, MD. in 1820; John Arrel landed in Philadelphia PA. in 1848; Arthur Arrell landed in Philadelphia PA. in 1848..



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