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McKergow Early Origins



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.".

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McKergow Spelling Variations


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McKergow Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: McKergow, MacKergow, MacKeggie, MacKaggie and many more.

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McKergow Early History


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McKergow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McKergow research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1215, 1320, 1532, 1613, 1615, 1686, and 1888 are included under the topic Early McKergow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McKergow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McKergow Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McKergow 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 or some of its variants were: Nat McCaghy arrived in New York State with his family in 1811.

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Contemporary Notables of the name McKergow (post 1700)


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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)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    5. 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.
    6. 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).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
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    The McKergow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McKergow 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 23 November 2015 at 11:01.

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