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The Tullock 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." Tullock is classed as a habitation surname, as it derived from an existing place name.

Tullock Early Origins



The surname Tullock 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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Tullock Spelling Variations


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Tullock Spelling Variations



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

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Tullock Early History


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Tullock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tullock 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 Tullock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tullock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tullock 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 Tullock 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:

Tullock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Tullock, who landed in New York in 1809
  • Charles Tullock, aged 30, arrived in North Carolina in 1812

Tullock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ann Tullock, aged 17, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Charlotte Jane"

Tullock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Lydia Tullock, aged 27, a dressmaker, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Arawa" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tullock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tullock (post 1700)



  • Jen Tullock, American writer, comedian, and award-winning voice actor
  • Gordon Tullock (b. 1922), American economist and retired Professor of Law and Economics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. 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. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    9. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    11. ...

    The Tullock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tullock 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 23 September 2015 at 08:32.

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