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The Picts, an ancient Scottish tribe, were the ancestors of the first person to use the name MacKinder. It was a name for a pilgrim from the Gaelic word deoradh. The deoradh kept the relics of saints. The family have been the hereditary custodians of St. Fillan's Crozier. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)


MacKinder Early Origins



The surname MacKinder was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland. Dewarton is a village, in the parish of Borthwick, county of Edinburgh. It is here that the Dewar family have held the estate of Vogrie since early times. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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MacKinder Spelling Variations


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MacKinder Spelling Variations



Repeated and inaccurate translation of Scottish names from Gaelic to English and back resulted in a wide variety of spelling variations with single names. MacKinder has appeared Dewar, Dure, Dewyer, Dewer, McIndeor, McJarrow and many more.

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MacKinder Early History


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MacKinder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacKinder research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1296 are included under the topic Early MacKinder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacKinder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacKinder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacKinder 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:

MacKinder Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John MacKinder, aged 35, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1875
  • Sarah E. MacKinder, aged 29, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1875
  • John William MacKinder, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1875
  • Thomas U. MacKinder, aged 3, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacKinder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacKinder (post 1700)



  • Douglas J. Mackinder, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Van Buren County, 1961
  • William Mackinder (1880-1930), British Labour Party politician, Member of Parliament for Shipley (1923-1930)
  • Sir Halford John Mackinder (1861-1947), English geographer and politician, Director of the London School of Economics, eponym of the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, St Peter's College, University of Oxford

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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: Quid non pro patria
Motto Translation: What would not one do for his country.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  7. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The MacKinder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacKinder 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 25 November 2016 at 18:53.

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