The ancestors of the first family to use the name Dairgy lived among the Dalriadan people of ancient Scotland
. The name Dairgy was given to someone who lived in the village of Dargie, in the parish of Liff-Benvie in Angus.
Early Origins of the Dairgy family
The surname Dairgy was first found in Angus
(Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland
, and present day Council Area of Angus
, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Dairgy family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dairgy research.Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Dairgy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dairgy Spelling Variations
are a very common occurrence in records of early Scottish names. They result from the repeated and inaccurate translations that many names went through in the course of various English occupations of Scotland
. Dairgy has been spelled Dargie, Dargey, Dargy, Dairgy, Dairgie, Dairgey and others.
Early Notables of the Dairgy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dairgy family to Ireland
Some of the Dairgy family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dairgy family to the New World and Oceana
These settlers arrived in North America at a time when the east was burgeoning with prosperous colonies and the expanses of the west were just being opened up. The American War of Independence
was also imminent. Some Scots stayed to fight for a new country, while others who remained loyal went north as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of them went on to rediscover their heritage in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic Scottish events. The Dairgy were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: John Dargie who settled in Boston in the year 1762.