Early Origins of the Carnduff family
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.
Early History of the Carnduff family
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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.
Early Notables of the Carnduff family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Carnduff family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Carnduff Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Alexander Carnduff, who arrived in Quebec City in 1804
Carnduff Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Eliza Carnduff, aged 27, a housemaid, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "John Bunyan" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Wednesday 24th May 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) John Bunyan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/johnbunyan1854.shtml
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