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Pirrie Early Origins



The surname Pirrie 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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Pirrie Spelling Variations


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Pirrie Spelling Variations



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

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Pirrie Early History


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Pirrie Early History



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

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Pirrie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pirrie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pirrie 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 or some of its variants were: John Pirry settled in Pennsylvania in 1773.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirrie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pirrie (post 1700)



  • Daniel Pirrie, American actor, known for The Awakening (2011), Diana (2013) and Christmas Eve (2015)
  • Julien Pirrie, American two-time Motion Picture Sound Editor nominated sound editor, known for Carol (2015) and Blue Bloods (2013-2016)
  • Chloe Pirrie (b. 1987), Scottish actress, known for her roles in Youth (2015), Shell (2012) and Stutterer (2015)
  • Bruce Pirrie (b. 1991), Canadian writer and actor, known for The Red Green Show, These Foolish Things (1977) and Facebook of Revelations: Jesus 2.0 (2008)
  • Stephen Pirrie (b. 1961), former Australian rules footballer
  • William James Pirrie KP, PC (1847-1924), 1st Viscount Pirrie, Canadian-born, Irish shipbuilder and businessman, chairman of Harland and Wolff, shipbuilders (1895 to 1924), and Lord Mayor of Belfast (1896 to 1898)

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Pirrie Historic Events


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Pirrie Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Miss Henrietta Pirrie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada returning to England to be married, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Pirrie Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    6. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pirrie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pirrie 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 24 January 2017 at 08:55.

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