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Eaglesham is a name that dates back to the kingdom of Dalriada in ancient Scotland. It was given to someone who lived in the old Barony of Eaglesham in the county of Renfrew (now part of the Strathclyde region), Scotland, which originated in the 13th century.

Eaglesham Early Origins



The surname Eaglesham was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Eaglesham Spelling Variations


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Eaglesham Spelling Variations



Spelling in the medieval era was a highly imprecise process. Translation, particularly from Gaelic to English, was little better. For these reasons, early Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. In various documents Eaglesham has been spelled Eaglesham, Eagleson, Egglesham, Eglischane and others.

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Eaglesham Early History


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Eaglesham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eaglesham research. Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1239, 1200, 1296, 1300, 1323, 1335, 1616 and 1616 are included under the topic Early Eaglesham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eaglesham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eaglesham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eaglesham Notables 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



Many of the ancestors of Dalriadan families who arrived in North America still live in communities along the east coast of Canada and the United States. In the American War of Independence many of the original settlers traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the ancestors of many Scots began recovering their collective national heritage through Clan societies, highland games, and other patriotic events. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Eaglesham or a variant listed above:

Eaglesham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Eaglesham, aged 26, originally from Glasgow, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Mauretania" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J675-FMH : 6 December 2014), William Eaglesham, 07 Jun 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Mauretania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Malcolm Eaglesham, aged 26, originally from Govan, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J649-X2V : 6 December 2014), Malcolm Eaglesham, 04 Dec 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Richard Eaglesham, aged 28, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Cadillac" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66T-GNB : 6 December 2014), Richard Eaglesham, 12 Aug 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Cadillac, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eaglesham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eaglesham (post 1700)



  • Graeme Eaglesham (b. 1989), Scottish footballer
  • Hugh Elliott Eaglesham (1873-1938), Canadian physician and politician who represented Weyburn from 1934 to 1938 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
  • Dale Eaglesham (b. 1962), Canadian Shuster Award winning comic book illustrator, known for his work on Conan, Punisher, Green Lantern, Villains United, Justice Society of America and Fantastic Four
  • Alex W Eaglesham, Canadian former politician, leader of the Libertarian Party of Canada in 1978 and 1979, and officially led the party in the 1979 federal election

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J675-FMH : 6 December 2014), William Eaglesham, 07 Jun 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Mauretania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J649-X2V : 6 December 2014), Malcolm Eaglesham, 04 Dec 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66T-GNB : 6 December 2014), Richard Eaglesham, 12 Aug 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Cadillac, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Eaglesham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eaglesham 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 23 November 2016 at 07:41.

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