The Stratthearn family name was first used by descendants of the Pictish people of ancient Scotland
. It is a name for someone who lived in the old stewartry of Strathearn in the county of Perth.
Early Origins of the Stratthearn family
The surname Stratthearn 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 Stratthearn family
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Stratthearn Spelling Variations
Scribes in the Middle Ages did not have access to a set of spelling rules. They spelled according to sound, the result was a great number of spelling variations
. In various documents, Stratthearn has been spelled Strathearne, Strathearn, Strathern, Stratherne and many more.
Early Notables of the Stratthearn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stratthearn family to the New World and Oceana
The cruelties suffered under the new government forced many to leave their ancient homeland for the freedom of the North American colonies. Those who arrived safely found land, freedom, and opportunity for the taking. These hardy settlers gave their strength and perseverance to the young nations that would become the United States and Canada. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the name Stratthearn: Hugh Strathern who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1840.