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Pirie Early Origins



The surname Pirie 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 early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Pirie Spelling Variations


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Pirie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pirie, Pirry, Pire and others.

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Pirie Early History


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Pirie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pirie research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1550 is included under the topic Early Pirie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pirie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pirie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pirie 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:

Pirie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Pirie, aged 27, landed in Missouri in 1841
  • Margaret A. Pirie, aged 70, who landed in America, in 1897

Pirie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christina Pirie, aged 24, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Lily Pirie, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Pirie, aged 27, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1905
  • Alexander Pirie, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Alexander Pirie, aged 66, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pirie Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Henry Pirie, aged 49, who settled in Dundas, Ontario Canada, in 1914
  • Margaret Pirie, aged 51, who settled in Hamilton, Canada, in 1914
  • Charles G. Pirie, aged 13, who settled in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, in 1919
  • Charles Pirie, aged 46, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1923
  • Ethel Pirie, aged 49, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924

Pirie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirie (post 1700)



  • James Moir Pirie (1853-1934), American Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Robert B Pirie (1905-1990), Vice Admiral in the United States Navy
  • Duncan Vernon Pirie (1858-1931), Scottish Liberal politician
  • Jacqueline Pirie (b. 1975), Scottish actress
  • Peter J. Pirie (1916-1997), English musicologist and critic prominent in the music journalism of the mid-twentieth century
  • George Clark Pirie (1896-1980), British senior commander in the Royal Air Force
  • Julia Pirie (1918-2008), British spy
  • Frederick William Pirie (1893-1956), Canadian industrialist and political figure in New Brunswick
  • Robert Charles Pirie (b. 1916), champion Canadian swimmer from Toronto

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Pirie Historic Events


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Pirie Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Miss Sadie  Pirie (1910-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Ms. Laura Pirie (1886-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mr. Walter  Pirie (1902-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Robinson Pirie, Canadian 1st Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping on a box then a collapsible
  • Mrs. Annie Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Miss Margaret Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Master Arthur Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pirie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pirie 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 1 December 2016 at 21:54.

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