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The west coast of Scotland and the rocky Hebrides islands are the ancient home of the McPharlin family. The root of their name is the personal name Parlan, which is the Gaelic equivalent of Bartholomew. The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Pharlain.

McPharlin Early Origins



The surname McPharlin 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 were descended from the ancient Chief Allan, son of Farlane and settled in Strathdonn in Aberdeenshire about the 9th century.

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McPharlin Spelling Variations


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McPharlin Spelling Variations



Spelling and translation were not standardized practices until the last few centuries. Spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. McPharlin has been spelled MacFarlane, MacFarlain, MacFarlan, MacFarland, MacParlan, MacParland, MacPartland, MacPartlin, MacPharlane, MacPharlin, MacPharlan and many more.

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McPharlin Early History


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McPharlin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McPharlin research. Another 625 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1395, 1395 and are included under the topic Early McPharlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McPharlin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McPharlin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McPharlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McPharlin In Ireland


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McPharlin In Ireland



Some of the McPharlin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

McPharlin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • J. McPharlin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • D. McPharlin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Duncan" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUNCAN 1849 . Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duncan.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name McPharlin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McPharlin (post 1700)



  • Paul McPharlin (1903-1948), American puppeteer; a permanent display of his work can be seen at the Detroit Institute of Art
  • Marjorie Batchelder McPharlin (1903-1997), American puppeteer and author of The Puppet Theatre Handbook, wife of Paul McPharlin
  • Walter Raymond "Ray" McPharlin (1916-1991), Australian politician, Country Party member for Mount Marshall in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly (1967-1983)
  • Luke McPharlin (b. 1981), former professional Australian rules footballer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUNCAN 1849 . Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duncan.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  5. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The McPharlin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McPharlin 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 7 November 2016 at 08:21.

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