personal name Robert, which is composed of the elements hrod, meaning famous, and berht, meaning bright.
Early Origins of the McRobbie family
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)
Early History of the McRobbie family
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McRobbie Spelling Variations
Scotland in the Middle Ages often appear under many spelling variations. These are due to the practice of spelling according to sound in the era before dictionaries had standardized the English language. McRobbie has appeared as Robb, Robbie, Roby, Robe, MacRobbie, MacRobb and others.
Early Notables of the McRobbie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McRobbie family to Ireland
Some of the McRobbie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McRobbie family to the New World and Oceana
The North American colonies beckoned, with their ample land and opportunity as their freedom from the persecution suffered by so many Clan families back home. Many Scots even fought against England in the American War of Independence to gain this freedom. Recently, clan societies have allowed the ancestors of these brave Scottish settlers to rediscover their familial roots. Among them:
McRobbie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
McRobbie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name McRobbie (post 1700)
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