Scotland, the first to use the name Cairnes were the Strathclyde- Britons. Cairnes was a name for someone who lived in Midlothian. The name Cairnes is also derived from the Gaelic word carn, which means pile of stones, and referred to the stone burial chambers we now call cairns.
Early Origins of the Cairnes family
Midlothian, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Cairnes family
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Cairnes Spelling Variations
spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Cairnes has been spelled Cairns, Cairn, Kairnes, Carnys and others.
Early Notables of the Cairnes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cairnes family to Ireland
Some of the Cairnes family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Cairnes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cairnes Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cairnes (post 1700)
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