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The Tulk surname comes the name of a place called Tulloch, on the Firth of Cromarty. The place name comes from the Gaelic word "tulach," meaning a "hillock." Tulk is classed as a habitation surname, as it derived from an existing place name.

Tulk Early Origins



The surname Tulk was first found in Ross-shire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern Scotland, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, whereas the Tullos variant is from the area of Torry, a suburb of Aberdeen and takes its name from the Vale of Tullos which lies between Tullos Hill and Torry Hill.

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Tulk Spelling Variations


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Tulk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tulloch, Tullo, Tulloh, Tullack, Tullagh and others.

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Tulk Early History


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Tulk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tulk research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1364, 1380, 1411, 1422, 1639, 1649, 1669, 1678, 1689, 1460, 1418, 1461, 1482, 1477, 1482, 1461, 1477, 1470 and 1482 are included under the topic Early Tulk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tulk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tulk Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the Clan at this time was Thomas Tulloch (d. 1460), Scottish prelate, Bishop of Ross, Archdeacon of Caithness; Thomas de Tulloch, Scottish prelate, Bishop of...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tulk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Tullagh, who settled in Virginia in 1684; John and Janet Tulloch, who arrived in Savannah, GA with their five children in 1775; Andrew Tulloch, who settled in Philadelphia in 1799.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tulk (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tulk (post 1700)



  • Augustus Henry Tulk (1810-1873), English-born, Australian 1st librarian of the State Library of Victoria, son of Charles Augustus Tulk
  • Derek Thomas Tulk (b. 1934), English cricketer
  • Charles Augustus Tulk (1786-1849), English Swedenborgian and politician
  • Beaton Tulk (b. 1944), Newfoundland educator, civil servant, politician, the 7th Premier of Newfoundland (2000-2001)

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Tulk Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. 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.
    6. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    The Tulk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tulk 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 July 2014 at 15:13.

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