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Carnduff Early Origins



The surname Carnduff was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, 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.

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Carnduff Spelling Variations


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Carnduff Spelling Variations



In the era before dictionaries, there were no rules governing the spelling or translation of names or any other words. Consequently, there are an enormous number of spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names. Carnduff has appeared as Carnduff, Carnduf, Cairnduf, Cairnduffe and many more.

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Carnduff Early History


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Carnduff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carnduff research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1510 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Carnduff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carnduff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carnduff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Carnduff 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:

Carnduff Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Carnduff arrived in Quebec City in 1804

Carnduff Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Carnduff, aged 27, a housemaid, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carnduff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carnduff (post 1700)



  • Tom W Carnduff, author of "Managing Configuration with Evolving Constraints in Design Databases" and other technical materials

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Carnduff Family Crest Products


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Carnduff Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Carnduff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carnduff 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 29 January 2014 at 12:37.

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