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larnach Early Origins



The surname larnach was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, where they held a family seat in this wild and romantic highland territory. Their territories were first located in Lorne and they became associated as a sept of the Stewart Clan. Traditionally they are descended from an ancient Scottish king Loarn. Allegiances were important in this terrain. The Hebridean Islands and western Scotland were a refuge from Government intrusion. By the 16th century they were also found in Caithness, far to the north. Here they were associated with the Clan Gregor. Lanark is "a burgh, market-town, and parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Lanark. This place, the name of which is of uncertain derivation, is of very remote antiquity, and from the traces of a Roman road leading to the site of its ancient castle, is supposed to have been a Roman station." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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larnach Spelling Variations


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larnach Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lanark, Larnarck, Larnach, Larnack, Lannarch, Lurnach, Lurnack, Lanarick and many more.

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larnach Early History


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larnach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our larnach research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1177 and 1299 are included under the topic Early larnach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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larnach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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larnach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early larnach Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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larnach In Ireland


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larnach In Ireland



Some of the larnach family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 54 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard particularly to Nova Scotia, and to Boston, to Virginia, and to the Leeward islands..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. 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.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
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The larnach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The larnach 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.

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