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Eglischent is a Dalriadan-Scottish name, no doubt originally for a person 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.

Eglischent Early Origins



The surname Eglischent 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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Eglischent Early History


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Eglischent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eglischent 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 Eglischent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eglischent Spelling Variations


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Eglischent Spelling Variations



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. Eglischent has appeared in various documents spelled Eaglesham, Eagleson, Egglesham, Eglischane and others.

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Eglischent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eglischent Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Eglischent family emigrate to North America: Mr. Eagleson landed in Boston Massachusetts in 1768.

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