MacCharles History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the MacCharles family
The surname MacCharles was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066, and their name in Gaelic was "MacThearlaich" meaning "the son of Charles." Hence we have McTarlych which is the old Gaelic which some Clan members still subscribe to.
Important Dates for the MacCharles family
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MacCharles Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacCarley, MacCarly, Terleti, Thelycht, MacTherlycht, McKarlich, McTarlach, McCarlach, McKerlich, McHerlich, McCharles, McTarlich and many more.
Early Notables of the MacCharles family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the MacCharles family to Ireland
Some of the MacCharles family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the MacCharles family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles MacCarley landed in America in 1733.
Contemporary Notables of the name MacCharles (post 1700)
- Tracy MacCharles (b. 1963), Canadian politician, Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Pickering-Scarborough East (2011-)