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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Magruder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D Magruder, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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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) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Marshall Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Marshall/USA.html
  • Brigadier-General John Magruder (1887-1958), American Director of Strategic Services Unit, War Department (1945-1946) [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) John Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/John/USA.html
  • Lieutenant-General Carter Bowie Magruder (1900-1988), American Commanding General US Forces Korea (1959-1961) [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Carter Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Carter_Bowie/USA.html
  • Major-General Bruce Magruder (1882-1953), American Commandant Infantry Replacement Training Center Camp Wolters (1942-1946) [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Bruce Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Bruce/USA.html
  • 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



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Marshall Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Marshall/USA.html
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) John Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/John/USA.html
  4. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Carter Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Carter_Bowie/USA.html
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, April 11) Bruce Magruder. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Magruder/Bruce/USA.html

Other References

  1. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  2. 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).
  3. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  7. 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.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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 30 March 2017 at 13:10.

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