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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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Gort Family Crest Products


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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. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. 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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