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Dargie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the name Dargie 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 village of Dargie, in the parish of Liff-Benvie in Angus.

Early Origins of the Dargie family


The surname Dargie 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 Dargie family


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Dargie Spelling Variations


Many spelling variations of Dargie 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. Dargie, Dargey, Dargy, Dairgy, Dairgie, Dairgey and others.

Early Notables of the Dargie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dargie family to Ireland


Some of the Dargie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Dargie family to the New World and Oceana


Settlers from Scotland put down roots in communities all along the east coast of North America. 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 Dargie were among those contributors:

Dargie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Dargie who settled in Boston in the year 1762

Contemporary Notables of the name Dargie (post 1700)


  • William Edward Dargie (1854-1911), American newspaper publisher and politician, owner of the Oakland Tribune
  • William E. Dargie, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Oakland, California, 1883-87 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Thomas T. Dargie, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Oakland, California, 1902-07 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ian Dargie (1931-2015), English footballer and coach
  • Horace Andrew "Horrie" Dargie (1917-1999), Australian musician and harmonicist
  • Ian Malcolm Dargie (b. 1963), English-born, former Australian rules footballer
  • Sir William Dargie CBE (1912-2003), Australian painter who was awarded eight Archibald Prizes, the highest number awarded to anyone

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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