Macfarlane Family History
Macfarlane Surname History
This Macfarlane history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Macfarlane surname made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the Macfarlane family. Macfarlane family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Macfarlane family members. The Macfarlane family is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Macfarlane has spread, it has evolved making its history difficult to uncover.
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The evolution of Macfarlane starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Macfarlane name may have changed with them. Macfarlane family members have emigrated around the world all throughout history.
Macfarlane country of origin
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The nationality of Macfarlane can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Macfarlane may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Macfarlane
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The meaning of Macfarlane come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Macfarlane originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
- Mcfarlane Mr. McFarlane 1490 - ?
- Christian Macfarlane 1568 - ?
- Iain Macfarlane ? - 1513
- Nn Hamilton Macfarlane
- Herbert Macfarlane
- Andrew 'the Wizard' Macfarlane
- Thomas Christopher Keble Macfarlane 1983 - present
- Donnchadh Macfarlane ? - 1547
- Walter Macfarlane ? - 1460
- Margaret Cunningham Macfarlane
- Andrew Macfarlane 1544 - 1612
- Diana Mary Wake-Walker Macfarlane 1958 - present
- Charles Keble Macfarlane
- Georgina Cynthia Macfarlane 1986 - present
- James C. Macfarlane
- Sir John Macfarlane Kennedy
- Peter Clark Macfarlane
- Andrew Macfarlane ? - 1493
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Famous people named Macfarlane
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Macfarlane
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Macfarlane. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Macfarlane spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Macfarlane were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Macfarlane. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Macfarlane family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Macfarlane vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over generations.