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The roots of the name Toshach are found among the Strathclyde-Briton people of the ancient Scottish/English Borderlands. Toshach was originally found in Perthshire.

Toshach Early Origins



The surname Toshach 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 held a family seat from very ancient times. The name is from an ancient Runic inscribed stone 'Tovisaci' which in Welsh is "Tywysog," which means Chief or Leader.

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Toshach Spelling Variations


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Toshach Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Toshach has been spelled Toshach,Toshack and others.

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Toshach Early History


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Toshach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Toshach research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1371, 1536, and 1613 are included under the topic Early Toshach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Toshach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Toshach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Toshach 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:

Toshach Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Toshach, who arrived in Canada in 1821

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Toshach Family Crest Products


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Toshach Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Toshach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Toshach 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 29 May 2016 at 11:51.

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