Dargyie is a Dalriadan-Scottish name, no doubt originally for a person who lived in the village of Dargie, in the parish of Liff-Benvie in Angus.
Early Origins of the Dargyie family
The surname Dargyie 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 Dargyie family
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Dargyie Spelling Variations
were extremely common in medieval names, since scribes from that era recorded names according to sound rather than a standard set of rules. Dargyie has appeared in various documents spelled Dargie, Dargey, Dargy, Dairgy, Dairgie, Dairgey and others.
Early Notables of the Dargyie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dargyie family to Ireland
Some of the Dargyie family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Dargyie family to the New World and Oceana
Many who arrived from Scotland
settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would go on to become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. In the American War of Independence
, many settlers who remained loyal to England
went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Their descendants later began to recover the lost Scottish heritage through events such as the highland games that dot North America in the summer months. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Dargyie family emigrate to North America: John Dargie who settled in Boston in the year 1762.