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MacGhillemhoire Family Crest, Coat of Arms
MacGhillemhoire Family Crest, Coat of Arms
MacGhillemhoire

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The MacGhillemhoire family name was first used in ancient Scotland by people descended from Viking settlers. It is derived from the Gaelic MacGhillie Mhoire, meaning "son of the servant of St. Mary."

MacGhillemhoire Early Origins



The surname MacGhillemhoire was first found in on the Isle of Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Ledhas), where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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MacGhillemhoire Spelling Variations


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MacGhillemhoire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Morrison, Morison, Morieson and many more.

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MacGhillemhoire Early History


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MacGhillemhoire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacGhillemhoire research. Another 525 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1600, 1950, 1893, 1961 and are included under the topic Early MacGhillemhoire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacGhillemhoire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacGhillemhoire Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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MacGhillemhoire In Ireland


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MacGhillemhoire In Ireland



Some of the MacGhillemhoire family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 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: Daniel Morrison who settled in Boston in 1767; along with: Darby 1766; James 1765; John 1822; Michael 1822; Elizabeth 1635; Francis Morrison settled in Virginia in 1650.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sunt tria haec unum
Motto Translation: These three things are one


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The MacGhillemhoire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacGhillemhoire 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 7 November 2014 at 10:38.

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