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Margaret History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Margaret family


The surname Margaret was first found in Languedoc, in the south of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nimes and Toulouse and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Margaret family


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Margaret Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Marguerite, Margeride, Margaride, Margalide, Margerit, Marguerie, Marguery, Margry, Margrette, Margeridon, Marguerin, Margeron, Margulius, Margotin, Marguet and many more.

Early Notables of the Margaret family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Margaret family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Margaret Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Margaret, who landed in Virginia in 1655 [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)
  • Henry Margaret, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [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)

Margaret Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mary Margaret, aged 34, who landed in Mobile, Ala 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)
  • M Margaret, aged 35, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1852 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Margaret (post 1700)


  • Saint Clitherow Margaret (1556-1586), religious called "The Pearl of York"
  • Lena Margaret Ashwell OBE (1872-1957), née Pocock, a British actress and theatre manager and producer; the first to organise large-scale entertainment for troops at the front during World War I
  • Anna Margaret Mullikin (1893-1975), American mathematician, one of the early investigators of point set theory
  • Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (1810-1850), American editor, essayist, poet and teacher; her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work
  • Jocelyn Margaret Newman AO (1937-2018), née Mullett, an Australian politician, Minister for Social Security (1996-1998), Minister for Family and Community Services (1998-2001), Senator for Tasmania (1986-2002)
  • Christine Margaret Butler (1943-2017), née Smith, a British politician, Member of Parliament for Castle Point (1997-2001)
  • Alison Margaret Bauld (b. 1944), Australian writer and composer
  • Lucy Margaret Grounds (1908-1987), Australian politician, second woman to sit in the Tasmanian Legislative Council, Member of the Tasmanian Legislative Council for Launceston (1951-1958)
  • Dame Edith Margaret Drummond DBE (1917-1987), Scottish-born, British Royal Navy officer, Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) from 1964 to 1967
  • Jean Margaret Hearn (1921-2017), Australian trade unionist and politician, Senator for Tasmania (1980-1985)

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  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)

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