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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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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