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In Scottish history, few names go farther back than Orgill, whose ancestors lived among the clans of the Pictish tribe. The ancestors of the Orgill family lived in the lands of Cargill in east Perthshire where the family at one time had extensive territories.

Orgill Early Origins



The surname Orgill was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central 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.

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Orgill Spelling Variations


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Orgill Spelling Variations



Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Orgill has been written Cargill, Cargille, Carnigill, Cargile, Kergylle, Cargyle, Carrigle, McGirl and many more.

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Orgill Early History


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Orgill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orgill research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1283, 1457, 1681, 1619, 1681, 1638, 1643 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Orgill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orgill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orgill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orgill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orgill In Ireland


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Orgill In Ireland



Some of the Orgill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Orgill:

Orgill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Tyrell Orgill, aged 9, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Lucy Orgill, aged 64, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Bernard C. Orgill, aged 51, who landed in America, in 1896

Orgill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Janette Elizabeth Orgill, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from Kingston, in 1903
  • John Churtra Orgill, aged 10, who settled in America from Kingston, in 1903
  • Joseph Orgill, aged 8, who landed in America from Kiltimagh, Ireland, in 1907
  • Margaret Orgill, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Maria Orgill, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States from Kiltimagh, Ireland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orgill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orgill (post 1700)



  • Edmund Orgill, eponym of the Edmund Orgill Trophy awarded to the winner of the annual football game between Rhodes College and Sewanee: The University of the South, Tennessee
  • Dever Orgill (b. 1990), Jamaican footballer

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Motto


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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: Domino confido
Motto Translation: Confide in the Lord.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    3. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    7. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    11. ...

    The Orgill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orgill Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 March 2017 at 19:57.

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