Auchinleck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Auchinleck family
The surname Auchinleck was first found in Ayrshire
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
on his brief conquest of Scotland
in 1296. 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)
Early History of the Auchinleck family
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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.
Early Notables of the Auchinleck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Auchinleck family to the New World and Oceana
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
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
Auchinleck Family Crest Products
- ^ 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)