The annals of Scottish history reveal that Strathallan was first used as a name by ancestors of the Pictish tribe of ancient Scotland
. The Strathallan family lived in the old stewartry of Strathearn in the county of Perth.
Early Origins of the Strathallan family
The surname Strathallan was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, where they had been anciently seated at Strathearn, in the valley of the Earn, about 1200.
Early History of the Strathallan family
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Strathallan Spelling Variations
Before the first dictionaries appeared in the last few hundred
years, scribes spelled according to sound. spelling variations
are common among Scottish names. Strathallan has been spelled Strathearne, Strathearn, Strathern, Stratherne and many more.
Early Notables of the Strathallan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Strathallan family to the New World and Oceana
In those unstable times, many had no choice but to leave their beloved homelands. Sickness and poverty hounded travelers to North America, but those who made it were welcomed with land and opportunity. These settlers gave the young nations of Canada and the United States a strong backbone as they stood up for their beliefs as United Empire Loyalists and in the American War of Independence
. In this century, the ancestors of these brave Scots have begun to recover their illustrious heritage through Clan
societies and other heritage organizations. Early passenger and immigration lists reveal many Scottish settlers bearing the name Strathallan: Hugh Strathern who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1840.