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Gort Early Origins



The surname Gort was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all Scotland. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts. They held a family seat in the barony of Gorthie in the county.

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Gort Spelling Variations


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Gort Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gorthie, Gorthy, Gorte, Gort, Gorte, Gortie, Gourthie, Gourthy, Gourtie and many more.

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Gort Early History


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Gort Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gort research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1432 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Gort History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gort Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gort Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gort 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gort (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gort (post 1700)



  • Wilred Gort, American politician, Mayor of Miami, Florida, 1996 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Field Marshal John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker Viscount Gort (1886-1946), British High Commissioner of Trans-Jordan (1944-1945) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) John Gort. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Gort/John_Standish_Surtees_Prendergast_Vereker_Viscount/Great_Britain.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 5) John Gort. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Gort/John_Standish_Surtees_Prendergast_Vereker_Viscount/Great_Britain.html

Other References

  1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Gort Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gort 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 October 2015 at 10:48.

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