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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.

Dargie Early Origins



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.

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Dargie Spelling Variations


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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.

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Dargie Early History


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Dargie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dargie research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Dargie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dargie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dargie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dargie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dargie In Ireland


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Dargie In Ireland



Some of the Dargie 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.

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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 Dargie were among those contributors:

Dargie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Dargie who settled in Boston in the year 1762

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dargie (post 1700)


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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
  • Thomas T. Dargie, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Oakland, California, 1902-07
  • 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    2. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Dargie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dargie 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.

    This page was last modified on 30 November 2015 at 15:49.

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