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The ancestors of the name Dalgleish come from the ancient Scottish tribe known as the Dalriadans. They lived along the rugged west coast of Scotland and on the Hebrides islands and used the name to indicate a person who lived in the ancient lands of Dalgleish on Tinna Water, in the Parish of Ettrick, in the county of Selkirk, Scotland. The place name comes from the Celtic dol, meaning "field," and glas, or "green."

Dalgleish Early Origins



The surname Dalgleish was first found in Selkirkshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Shalcraig), where the name Dalgleish had its roots in the lands of Dalgleish on Tinna Water, in the Parish of Ettrick, Selkirkshire, in Scotland. The Dalgleish family figured prominently in the Scottish-English border conflicts.

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Dalgleish Spelling Variations


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Dalgleish Spelling Variations



Many spelling variations of Dalgleish have been recorded over the years, including These are the result of the medieval practice of spelling according to sound and repeated translation between Gaelic and English. Dalgleish, Dalgliesh, Dalglish, Dalglese, Dagleish, Dagleishe, Dalgleise, Dalgleiss, Dalgiss, Dalgis, Dalglis and many more.

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Dalgleish Early History


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Dalgleish Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dalgleish research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1452, 1590, and 1597 are included under the topic Early Dalgleish History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dalgleish Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dalgleish Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dalgleish 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



Settlers from Scotland put down roots in communities all along the east coast of North Ameri ca. Some moved north from the American colonies to Canada as United Empire Loyalists during the American War of Independence. As Clan societies and highland games started in North America in the 20th century many Scots rediscovered parts of their heritage. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Dalgleish were among those contributors:

Dalgleish Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alexander Dalgleish who arrived in America in 1685
  • Alexander Dalgleish, who arrived in New Jersey in 1685

Dalgleish Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Dalgleish settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1763
  • Andrew Dalgleish, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1764
  • Andrew Dalgleish settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1764

Dalgleish Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Hogg Dalgleish, who landed in New York in 1834
  • Catherine Dalgleish, who arrived in America in 1855

Dalgleish Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Dalgleish, a mason, arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Robert Dalgleish, aged 20, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas"

Dalgleish Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Dalgleish, aged 19, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rangitikei" in 1884
  • Helen Dalgleish, aged 17, a cook, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rangitikei" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dalgleish (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dalgleish (post 1700)



  • Mac Dalgleish (1901-1974), American Academy Award nominated sound engineer for his work on the film Voice in the Wind
  • Sir William Ogilvy Dalgleish (1832-1913), 1st Baronet, was a Scottish businessman and benefactor
  • Nicol Dalgleish, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1591
  • Andrew Dalgleish (1853-1888), Scottish trader and traveller
  • Lauchlan Dalgleish (b. 1993), Australian rules footballer
  • David Bruce Dalgleish (b. 1962), former Australian politician, Member for Hervey Bay (1998–2001)
  • Angus Dalgleish (b. 1950), British specialist in the fields of cancer immunology and HIV research

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Deliciae meae
Motto Translation: My delight.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    10. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
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    The Dalgleish Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dalgleish 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.

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