Early Origins of the Murtrie family
Bute, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Murtrie family
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Murtrie Spelling Variations
Spelling variations are a very common occurrence in records of early Scottish names. They result from the repeated and inaccurate translations that many names went through in the course of various English occupations of Scotland. Murtrie has been spelled MacCurdy, MacKirdy, MacKirdie, MacCurdie, MacQuartie, MacBararthy, MacBerarthy, MacWerarthy, MacMurtrie, MacMutrie and many more.
Early Notables of the Murtrie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Murtrie family to Ireland
Some of the Murtrie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Murtrie family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Murtrie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Murtrie (post 1700)
The Murtrie Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Dieu et mon pays
Motto Translation: God and my country.
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