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This Lochrie surname is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "Luachra," derived from the word "luachair," which means "rushes" or "sedges."

Lochrie Early Origins



The surname Lochrie was first found in Armagh (Irish: Ard Mhacha) located in the province of Ulster in present day Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat as ecclesiastics in west Armagh and Antrim. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Tyrone about 1430.

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Lochrie Spelling Variations


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Lochrie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loughran, Lochrane, Lochraine, Lutheran, Lochran, Laugheran, Loughrey, O'Loughran, O'Lochrane, O'Lochran, O'Loughraine and many more.

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Lochrie Early History


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Lochrie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lochrie research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1576, 1612, and 1652 are included under the topic Early Lochrie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lochrie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lochrie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lochrie 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 were:

Lochrie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Lochrie, aged 44, who landed in America, in 1894
  • I. Lochrie, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1896

Lochrie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Lochrie, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Dumbarton, in 1900
  • William Lochrie, aged 50, who landed in America from Mellburn, Scotland, in 1911
  • Jane Lochrie, aged 8, who settled in America from Johnstone, Scotland, in 1913
  • Neil Lochrie, aged 58, who landed in America, in 1913
  • William Lochrie, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Larkhall, Scotland, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lochrie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lochrie (post 1700)



  • Alexandra Lochrie, American actress, known for Cash 'n' Paisa (2012)
  • Elizabeth Davey Lochrie (1890-1981), American painter, sculptor and muralist
  • Richard J. Lochrie, American president and co-founder of Lochrie & Associates, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jaz Lochrie, Scottish bass guitarist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    5. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Lochrie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lochrie 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 31 March 2016 at 14:19.

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