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The Bathgate surname is thought to derive from a place name in West Lothian, Scotland.

Bathgate Early Origins



The surname Bathgate was first found in West Lothian, Scotland, at Bathgate a town 5 miles (8 km) west of Livingston. People have lived in the area since about 3500 B C. The town was confirmed in a charter by King Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141-1165) and has been listed as Bathchet (1160), Bathket (1250) and Bathgetum (1316) and later in the 15th century as both Bathgat and Bathcat.

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Bathgate Spelling Variations


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Bathgate Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bathgate, Batgate, Baggat, Baggate, Bathgat, Bathget and many more.

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Bathgate Early History


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Bathgate Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bathgate research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1287 and 1312 are included under the topic Early Bathgate History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bathgate Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bathgate Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bathgate Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bathgate Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Adam Bathgate who settled in Virginia in 1693

Bathgate Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Flora Bathgate, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1895

Bathgate Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adam Bathgate, aged 79, who arrived in America from Ano Stevenston, Scotland, in 1907
  • David Bathgate, aged 16, who arrived in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1907
  • Isabella Bathgate, aged 8, who arrived in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1907
  • Jane Bathgate, aged 37, who arrived in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1907
  • John Bathgate, aged 40, who arrived in America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bathgate Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Robert D. Bathgate, aged 60, who arrived in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1908
  • Annie Bathgate, aged 22, who arrived in Toronto, Canada, in 1916

Bathgate Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jane Bathgate arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Orleana.htm
  • Margaret Bathgate arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Orleana.htm

Bathgate Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charles Bathgate, aged 40, a joiner, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Barbara Bathgate, aged 40, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864
  • Charles Bathgate, aged 2, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Helenslee" in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bathgate (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bathgate (post 1700)



  • Chris Bathgate (b. 1982), American indie folk singer-songwriter and musician
  • Andrew James "Andy" Bathgate (1932-2016), Canadian professional NHL hockey player who played 17 seasons from Winnipeg, Manitoba, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978
  • James Loughrin Bathgate, Canadian co-founder of Scott-Bathgate Limited, a foodstuff manufacturer known for is Nutty Club products in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1903
  • Alexander Bathgate (1845-1930), New Zealand lawyer, company director, writer and conservationist
  • Frank Bathgate (b. 1930), retired Canadian ice hockey centre for the New York Rangers
  • John Bathgate (1809-1886), New Zealand politician, Minister of Justice (1872-1874) and Commissioner of Stamps (1872 to 1874)
  • Alec Bathgate, New Zealand musician, key member of The Enemy and Toy Love

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Vive ut vivas
Motto Translation: Live that you may live for ever


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Orleana.htm

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Bathgate Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bathgate 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 17 April 2016 at 07:21.

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