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"ALLENBY. A Cumberland surname occurring but rarely in Scotland. Sarah Aglionby relict of Richard Lowthian recorded in 1799 ( (Dumfries). Aglionby was the forename of a rector of the High School of Edinburgh, Dr. Aglionby Ross Carson (1780-1850). There is a family of Allanby of Balblair. It is a modification of Aglionby, from AguiUon+by-r, Aguillon's farm. Harrison says the personal name is a nickname, Old French aguitton (mod. French aiguUlon), goad, spur. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Allenby

Wikipedia Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby GCB, GCMG, GCVO (23 April, 1861 ? 14 May, 1936) was a British soldier and administrator most famous for his role during World War I, in which he led the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the conquest of Palestine and Syria in 1917 and 1918.
Wikipedia Peggy Allenby (February 14, 1901 ? March 23, 1966) was an American silent film actress who continued as performer in television.