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The Panther surname is derived from the Middle English/Old French word "panetier" and was an occupational name from the office of master-baker. "In the court of France the Pantier was an officer of high consideration; and in monasteries the Pantier was charged with the distribution of bread to the poor. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


Panther Early Origins



The surname Panther was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Panther Spelling Variations


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Panther Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Panter, Panther, Pantre, Pander, Pantry and others.

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Panther Early History


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Panther Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Panther research. Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1471, 1524, 1470, 1519, 1558, 1545 and 1558 are included under the topic Early Panther History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Panther Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Panther Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Andrew Panter, Keeper of the King's Mint; Patrick Paniter (born c. 1470 - 1519) Scottish churchman and principal secretary to...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Panther Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Panther Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dorothy Panther, who arrived in Maryland in 1657
  • Mary Panther, who arrived in Maryland in 1672

Panther Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elizabeth Panther settled in New England in 1738
  • Elisabeth Panther, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  9. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Panther Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Panther 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 5 January 2016 at 15:20.

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