Clan of the Cat. In Gaelic, the surname is known as Catan, but through Anglicization, the name becomes Cattanach and others.
Early Origins of the Catnach family
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 Catnach family
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Catnach Spelling Variations
Spelling variations were a common result of this process. Catnach has appeared Cattanach, Cattenach, Cattenoch, Catan, Catanoch and others.
Early Notables of the Catnach family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Catnach family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots left their country to travel to the North American colonies in search of the freedom they could not find at home. Of those who survived the difficult voyage, many found the freedom they so desired. There they could choose their own beliefs and allegiances. Some became United Empire Loyalists and others fought in the American War of Independence. The Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up in the last century have allowed many of these disparate Scots to recover their collective national identity. A search of immigration and passenger ship lists revealed many early settlers bearing the Catnach name:
Catnach Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Catnach (post 1700)
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