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Traicquaire Early Origins



The surname Traicquaire was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat on the lands of Traquair in the parish of Traquair from very ancient times. Although Magistrate Alan de Traquair was the first on record in 1250 it can be assumed that the lands were held by the family at least 100 years before. Following the pattern of settlers in the district, many grants were made by King David of Scotland to his Norman friends who moved north after the Barons War with King Stephen of England in 1137. Similarly, it was the Norman custom for the second son to adopt the surname of his estates, hence Traquair.

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Traicquaire Early History


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Traicquaire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Traicquaire research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1265, 1315 and 1618 are included under the topic Early Traicquaire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Traicquaire Spelling Variations


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Traicquaire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Traquair, Tracquaire, Traquaire, Tracquair and others.

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Traicquaire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Traicquaire Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adam Traquair who landed in North America in 1710.

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