MacLatchie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
- Origins Available:
Early Origins of the MacLatchie family
The surname MacLatchie was first found in Galloway (Gaelic: Gall-ghaidhealaibh), an area of southwestern Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, that formerly consisted of the counties of Wigtown (West Galloway) and Kirkcudbright (East Galloway), where they held a family seat. The name was first recorded in Scotland as early as the 12th century in Ayrshire and Galloway.
Early History of the MacLatchie family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacLatchie research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1519 is included under the topic Early MacLatchie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
MacLatchie Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: McClatchie, McClatchey, MacLatchie, McLatchy, McLetchie, McLetchy, McClechie, McClechey, Latchie and many more.
Early Notables of the MacLatchie family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early MacLatchie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the MacLatchie family to Ireland
Some of the MacLatchie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the MacLatchie family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..