The Tullagh 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." Tullagh is classed as a habitation surname, as it derived from an existing place name.
Early Origins of the Tullagh family
The surname Tullagh 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.
Early History of the Tullagh family
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Tullagh Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tulloch, Tullo, Tulloh, Tullack, Tullagh and others.
Early Notables of the Tullagh family (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 Tullagh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tullagh family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tullagh Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- James Tullagh, who settled in Virginia in 1684
- James Tullagh, who arrived in Virginia in 1698 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)