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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. 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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