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

Auchinleck Early Origins



The surname Auchinleck 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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Auchinleck Early History


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Auchinleck Early History



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

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Auchinleck Spelling Variations


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Auchinleck Spelling Variations



The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Auchinleck has been spelled Affleck, Athlyk, Athinkel, Auchlek, Athlek, Achleck, Achinfleck, Afleck, Authinlek and many more.

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Auchinleck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Auchinleck 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:

Auchinleck Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Caroline Auchinleck, aged 33, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876
  • Ellen Auchinleck, aged 15, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Auchinleck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Auchinleck (post 1700)



  • Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck (1884-1981), GCB, GCIE, CSI, DSO, OBE, English Field Marshall, Indian Army, 1903

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