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Gartland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Picts of ancient Scotland were the tribe of the ancestors of the Gartland family. The name Gartland is derived from the Old English personal name Gærland. However, the surname Gartland may be a local name derived from some place which is now unknown; gær and land are common elements in Old English nomenclature.

Early Origins of the Gartland family


The surname Gartland was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland. However, we must look south to find the first record of the name. Johannes de Garlandia or John of Garland ( fl. c. 1205-1255) was a philologist and university teacher who studied at Oxford. Another Johannes de Garlandia (Johannes Gallicus) (fl. c. 1270-1320) was a French music theorist of the late ars antiqua period of medieval music.

Early History of the Gartland family


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Gartland Spelling Variations


Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Gartland has been spelled Garland, Garlland, Gerland, Gerlond and others.

Early Notables of the Gartland family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gartland family to Ireland


Some of the Gartland family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Gartland family to the New World and Oceana


In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Gartland:

Gartland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Gartland, aged 38, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [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)
  • Joseph Gartland, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [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 Gartland (post 1700)


  • Francis Xavier Gartland (1805-1854), Irish-born, American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, first Bishop of Savannah, Georgia (1850-1854)
  • Orla Gartland (b. 1995), Irish singer/songwriter
  • Paul E. Gartland (b. 1959), English former professional footballer
  • Graham Gartland (b. 1983), Irish footballer

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  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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