McKergow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the McKergow family
The surname McKergow was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from ancient times. Their name means in Gaelic "MacEdHamh" "son of Adam.".
Important Dates for the McKergow family
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McKergow Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: McKergow, MacKergow, MacKeggie, MacKaggie and many more.
Early Notables of the McKergow family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McKergow family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nat McCaghy arrived in New York State with his family in 1811.
Contemporary Notables of the name McKergow (post 1700)
- Lieutenant Colonel Robert McKergow OBE, DL, British founder of The Brighton and County Polo Club in 1904, High Sheriff of Sussex in 1933
- Lieutenant Colonel J. W. McKergow, New Zealand Commander of the New Zealand 20th Battalion (1942-1943)