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Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Alpine surname or get a copy of the Alpine family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ALPIN, ALPINE. Gallo-Latin Alpinus, Welsh Elffin. In Irish records written Alphin (AU., 693), Alpin (AU., 858), Elphine (Tighemach, 622). "Two or three Pictish kings had borne the name of Alpin, the first being on his father's side a Dalriad Scot: but no other instance of it is found among the Dalriad Scots until we come to the father of Kenneth (Nicholson," KR., p. 82). "Whatever the origin of the name (it can have nothing to do with Alba), it has survived into the modern language as Alpan, without a trace of British phonetic development" (Prof. Fraser, SGS., n, p. 199). Alpinus, canon of Dunblane, 1287 (Inchaffray, p. Ill), was elected to the bishopric after the death of Bishop William in 1296 (Dowden, p. 200). Alpin mac Donald was one of the witnesses to a charter of the halfpenny land of the church of Killilan granted to the monks of Paisley, 1295 (RMP., p. 138). Some Ailpin has given name to Rathelpin now Rathelpie in Fife (Watson i, p. 237). See ELPHIN and MACALPIN. 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alpine Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alpine Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Alpine family tree.

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