In Scottish history, few names go farther back than Strattherne, whose ancestors lived among the clans of the Pictish tribe. They lived in the old stewartry of Strathearn in the county of Perth.
Early Origins of the Strattherne family
The surname Strattherne 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 Strattherne family
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Strattherne Spelling Variations
The arts of spelling and translation were yet in their infancies when surnames began, so there are an enormous number of spelling variations
of the names in early Scottish records. This is a particular problem with Scottish names because of the numerous times a name might have been loosely translated to English from Gaelic and back. Strattherne has been spelled Strathearne, Strathearn, Strathern, Stratherne and many more.
Early Notables of the Strattherne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Strattherne family to the New World and Oceana
This oppression forced many Scots to leave their homelands. Most of these chose North America as their destination. Although the journey left many sick and poor, these immigrants were welcomed the hardy with great opportunity. Many of these settlers stood up for their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence
. More recently, Scots abroad have recovered much of their collective heritage through highland games and other patriotic functions and groups. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has located various settlers bearing the name Strattherne: Hugh Strathern who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1840.