The surname Muirson 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. The name would seem to have no connection with either Morrison or Murray, and the development of the family seems to have taken place in the 14th century in the county of Aberdeen.
Important Dates for the Muirson family
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Muirson Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Murison, Murieson, Murrison, Murrieson, Muirson, Mureson and many more.
Early Notables of the Muirson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Muirson family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catherine Murison who settled with her two children in Boston Massachusetts in 1821.
Contemporary Notables of the name Muirson (post 1700)
George A. Muirson (1860-1918), American founder of the Muirson Label Company, San José, California in 1914
Nic Muirson, British BAFTA Award nominated producer
George Muirson Totten (1808-1884), American chief construction engineer for the Panama Railway