Ogilvy Family History & Genealogy
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Ogilvy Surname History
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Ogilvy Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ogilvy can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ogilvy may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Ogilvy Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ogilvy come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Ogilvy originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Ogilvy Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Ogilvy last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Ogilvy were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ogilvy. Names like Ogilvy change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time.
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Ogilvy Family Tree
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- Anne Dunbar Ogilvy 1672 - 1708
- Janet Ogilvy Forbes 1575 - ?
- Beatrix Seton Ogilvy 1533 - ?
- Mary or Catherine Alexander Ogilvy, wife of Alexander Urquhart
- Anne Ogilvy 1568 - 1592
- Jonet Ogilvy Abercrombie 1470 - ?
- George Ogilvy Of Banff, of Banff ? - 1621
- James Lord Ogilvy 1490 - 1548
- James Of Ogilvy, of Airlie 1479 - 1524
- Isobel Lindsay Ogilvy 1477 - ?