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Skeoch Early Origins



The surname Skeoch was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.

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Skeoch Spelling Variations


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Skeoch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeoch, Skewych, Skeach and others.

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Skeoch Early History


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Skeoch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skeoch research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1522, 1533 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Skeoch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Skeoch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Skeoch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Skeoch 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:

Skeoch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Skeoch, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W1-2WP : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 30 Aug 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • John Skeoch, originally from Glasgow, who arrived in New York City, New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J647-MJZ : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 01 Oct 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Douglas Skeoch, aged 18, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Monoa" from British Guiana [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HT-V4D : 6 December 2014), Douglas Skeoch, 13 Apr 1920; citing departure port British Guiana, arrival port New York, ship name Monoa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Skeoch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Skeoch (post 1700)



  • Tommy Skeoch, American musician, co-founder of Tesla, an American rock band from Sacramento, California formed in late 1982

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W1-2WP : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 30 Aug 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J647-MJZ : 6 December 2014), John Skeoch, 01 Oct 1919; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HT-V4D : 6 December 2014), Douglas Skeoch, 13 Apr 1920; citing departure port British Guiana, arrival port New York, ship name Monoa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. 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.
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The Skeoch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Skeoch 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 26 March 2017 at 01:46.

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