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Darragh History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Darragh family saga is rooted in the people of the Pictish Clan of ancient Scotland. The Darragh family lived in Darroch in Stirlinghsire. The name could also be derived a form of the lost name MacDara which meant son of oak and others believe the name is from Dath riabhach. Literally, the name comes from the Gaelic "darach" which means "oak tree."

Early Origins of the Darragh family


The surname Darragh was first found in Stirlingshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Darragh family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Darragh research.
Another 196 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1406, 1462, 1500, and 1784 are included under the topic Early Darragh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Darragh Spelling Variations


Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Darragh include Darroch, Darrow, Darrach, Daroch, Darach, Darragh, Darrogh, Darrioch, Darraugh, Darrough and many more.

Early Notables of the Darragh family (pre 1700)


Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Darragh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Darragh family to Ireland


Some of the Darragh family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 123 words (9 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 Darragh family to the New World and Oceana


The freedom of the North American colonies was enticing, and many Scots left to make the great crossing. It was a long and hard journey, but its reward was a place where there was more land than people and tolerance was far easier to come by. Many of these people came together to fight for a new nation in the American War of Independence, while others remained loyal to the old order as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of Scots in North America have recovered much of this heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and other such organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important and early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Darragh:

Darragh Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Wilhelm Darragh, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Darragh Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Darragh, who arrived in America in 1807 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Darragh, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Darragh, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Darragh, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Patrick Darragh, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Darragh (post 1700)


  • Tina Darragh (b. 1950), American poet
  • John Darragh (1772-1828), American politician, mayor of Pittsburgh (1817-1825)
  • Cornelius Darragh (1809-1854), American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania
  • Archibald B Darragh (1840-1927), American politician and Army officer, mayor of St. Louis (1893) and a U.S. Congressman
  • Harold Darragh (1902-1993), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey player
  • Paul Darragh (1953-2005), Irish equestrian
  • Jack Darragh (1890-1924), Canadian ice hockey player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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