The surname Oag 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 very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oag research. Another 58 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1457 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Oag History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Oag family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 48 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Oag family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Oag Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Alexander Oag, aged 18, a farm labourer, who arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Christian McAusland" in 1875
Catherine Oag, aged 25, a domestic servant, who arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Christian McAusland" in 1875
Contemporary Notables of the name Oag (post 1700)
James George "Jamie" Oag (b. 1966), Scottish business entrepreneur from West Lothian, awarded the Queen's Awards for Enterprise in 2009; as an inventor he holds three patents