Renfrew (now part of the Strathclyde region), Scotland, which originated in the 13th century.
Early Origins of the Egelischan family
Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Friù), 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.
Early History of the Egelischan family
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Egelischan Spelling Variations
In the Middle Ages, the translation between Gaelic and English was not a highly developed process. Spelling was not yet standardized, and so, an enormous number of spelling variations appear in records of early Scottish names. Egelischan has appeared as Eaglesham, Eagleson, Egglesham, Eglischane and others.
Early Notables of the Egelischan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Egelischan family to the New World and Oceana
Dalriadan families proliferated in North America. Their descendants still populate many communities in the eastern parts of both the United States and Canada. Some settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists, in the wake of the American War of Independence. Families on both sides of the border have recovered much of their heritage in the 20th century through Clan societies and highland games. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Egelischan or a variant listed above: Mr. Eagleson landed in Boston Massachusetts in 1768.
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