The ancestors of the Parlin family come from the ancient Scottish kingdom of Dalriada. The family name comes from the personal name Parlan,
which is the Gaelic equivalent of Bartholomew.
The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Pharlain.
Early Origins of the Parlin family
The surname Parlin 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 were descended from the ancient Chief Allan, son of Farlane and settled in Strathdonn in Aberdeenshire
about the 9th century.
Early History of the Parlin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Parlin research.Another 625 words (45 lines of text) covering the years 1395, 1395 and are included under the topic Early Parlin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Parlin Spelling Variations
Historical recordings of the name Parlin include many spelling variations
. They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. They include MacFarlane, MacFarlain, MacFarlan, MacFarland, MacParlan, MacParland, MacPartland, MacPartlin, MacPharlane, MacPharlin, MacPharlan and many more.
Early Notables of the Parlin family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Parlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
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Migration of the Parlin family to Ireland
Some of the Parlin family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 161 words (12 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 Parlin family to the New World and Oceana
Dalriadan families proliferated in North America. Their descendants still populate many communities in the eastern parts of both the United States and Canada. Some settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists, in the wake of the American War of Independence
. Families on both sides of the border have recovered much of their heritage in the 20th century through Clan
societies and highland games. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Parlin or a variant listed above:
Parlin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- John Parlin, aged 21, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Parlin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Edward Parlin, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Katherine Stewart Forbes" in 1837 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) KATHERINE STEWART FORBES 1837 arrived Holdfast Bay, near Adelaide, on October 17, 1837. . Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837KatherineStewartForbes.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Parlin (post 1700)
- Charles Coolidge Parlin (1872-1942), American manager of the division of commercial research of the Curtis Publishing Company