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

Magruder Early Origins



The surname Magruder 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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Magruder Spelling Variations


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Magruder 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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Magruder Early History


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Magruder Early History



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

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Magruder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Magruder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Magruder 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:

Magruder Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Alexander Magruder, who arrived in America in 1651-1652

Magruder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D Magruder, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Magruder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Magruder (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Marshall Magruder (1885-1956), American Member of War Department Manpower Board (1943-1946)
  • Brigadier-General John Magruder (1887-1958), American Director of Strategic Services Unit, War Department (1945-1946)
  • Lieutenant-General Carter Bowie Magruder (1900-1988), American Commanding General US Forces Korea (1959-1961)
  • Major-General Bruce Magruder (1882-1953), American Commandant Infantry Replacement Training Center Camp Wolters (1942-1946)
  • Chris Magruder (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball player
  • William Beans Magruder (1810-1869), American physician, and mayor of Washington, DC (1856-1858)
  • Allan Bowie Magruder (1775-1822), American politician, U.S. Senator from Louisiana
  • Patrick Magruder (1768-1819), American politician, Congressman and U.S. Librarian of Congress (1807-1815)
  • John Bankhead Magruder (1807-1871),

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. 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.
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    5. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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    The Magruder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Magruder 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 10 December 2014 at 18:58.

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