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The MacGruder surname comes from the Gaelic patronymic name Mac Grudaire, meaning "son of the brewer."

MacGruder Early Origins



The surname MacGruder was first found in south Perthshire, around Glenartney. The earliest record of the name is of Gilawnane McCrouder, who was a witness to a charter in 1447. Duncan M'Rudder was a witness in Perth in 1547. Thomas McGrowder was a witness in Lovat in 1550. Alexander M'Gruder held the parsonage of Lochals in 1550.

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MacGruder Spelling Variations


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MacGruder Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Magruder, Macgruther, McGruther, Magruther, McGruar, Macgruar, MacGruer, MacGruder, MacGrudder, Grewar and many more.

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MacGruder Early History


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MacGruder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacGruder research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1499, 1537, 1547, 1550, and 1613 are included under the topic Early MacGruder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacGruder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacGruder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacGruder 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:

MacGruder Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alexander Macgruder, who arrived in Maryland in 1651
  • John Macgruder, who landed in Maryland in 1651

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacGruder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacGruder (post 1700)



  • J. H. MacGruder, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1920

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MacGruder Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    9. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    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 MacGruder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacGruder 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 15 January 2016 at 12:26.

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