at Chirnside, a parish and burgh of barony. "The name of this place is interpreted 'the Sepulchral Tumulus on the side of the hill.' "
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Chirn who settled in Baltimore in 1822; John and Edward Churnside who settled in Newcastle county Delaware in 1840.