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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.

Strathallan Early Origins



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.

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Strathallan Spelling Variations


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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.

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Strathallan Early History


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Strathallan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strathallan research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1331, 1462 and 1538 are included under the topic Early Strathallan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Strathallan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Strathallan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Strathallan 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



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.

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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    The Strathallan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Strathallan 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.

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