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The name Auchincloss was first used by the ancient Strathclyde-Briton people of the Scottish/English Borderlands. The first Auchincloss family lived in the barony of Auchinleck in Ayrshire or from Affleck in Angus.

Auchincloss Early Origins



The surname Auchincloss was first found in Ayrshire and Angus where one of the first records of the name was Nicholas of Haghenlek who is mentioned in the records of 1292 is the same Nicol de Achithlege of the county of Ayr who rendered homage to King Edward I of England on his brief conquest of Scotland in 1296. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Auchincloss Spelling Variations


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Auchincloss Spelling Variations



Surnames that evolved in Scotland in the Middle Ages often appear under many spelling variations. These are due to the practice of spelling according to sound in the era before dictionaries had standardized the English language. Auchincloss has appeared as Affleck, Athlyk, Athinkel, Auchlek, Athlek, Achleck, Achinfleck, Afleck, Authinlek and many more.

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Auchincloss Early History


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Auchincloss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Auchincloss research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1311 and 1464 are included under the topic Early Auchincloss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Auchincloss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Auchincloss Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The North American colonies beckoned, with their ample land and opportunity as their freedom from the persecution suffered by so many Clan families back home. Many Scots even fought against England in the American War of Independence to gain this freedom. Recently, clan societies have allowed the ancestors of these brave Scottish settlers to rediscover their familial roots. Among them:

Auchincloss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Auchincloss, aged 34, landed in Maryland in 1812
  • John Auchincloss, aged 23, arrived in Maryland in 1812
  • Hugh Auchincloss, who arrived in New York in 1817

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Contemporary Notables of the name Auchincloss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Auchincloss (post 1700)



  • Nina Gore Auchincloss (1903-1978), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940
  • James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976), American Republican politician, Mayor of Rumson, New Jersey, 1938-43; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1943-65
  • Hugh Dudley III Auchincloss (b. 1927), American politician, Independent Candidate for Rhode Island State Senate, 1992
  • Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1897-1976), American Republican politician, Stockbroker; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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The Auchincloss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Auchincloss 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.

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