Picts of ancient Scotland were the tribe of the ancestors of the Nary family. The name Nary is derived from the personal name John. The Gaelic form of their name was originally Mac-Iain-uidhir, which means son of dun John. However, the Nary family of Perth traditionally derive their name from M'an-oighre, which means son of the heir. Experts have also theorized that the surname Nary may be derived from Mac-an-fhuibir, which means son of the smith, or Mac-an-huidhir, which means son of the stranger.
Early Origins of the Nary family
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 Nary family
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Nary Spelling Variations
hundred years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations are common among Scottish names. Nary has been spelled MacNair, MacNaire, MacNayer, MacNeir, MacNuir, Menair and many more.
Early Notables of the Nary family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nary family to Ireland
Some of the Nary family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Nary family to the New World and Oceana
In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Nary:
Nary Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Nary Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Historic Events for the Nary family
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