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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    3. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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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