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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. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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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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