The rugged west coast of Scotland
in the kingdom of Dalriada is the setting from which came the Dargy name. The name derives from someone having lived in the village of Dargie, in the parish of Liff-Benvie in Angus.
Early Origins of the Dargy family
The surname Dargy 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 Dargy family
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Dargy Spelling Variations
In various documents Dargy has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations
. Dargie, Dargey, Dargy, Dairgy, Dairgie, Dairgey and others.
Early Notables of the Dargy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dargy family to Ireland
Some of the Dargy 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 Dargy family to the New World and Oceana
Numerous Scottish settlers settled along the east coast of the colonies that would become the United States and Canada. Others traveled to the open country of the west. At the time of the American War of Independence
, some remained in the United States, while those who remained loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The highland games and Clan
societies that sprang up across North America in the 20th century have helped many Scots to recover parts of their lost traditions. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Dargys to arrive in North America: John Dargie who settled in Boston in the year 1762.