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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 Atholl surname or get a copy of the Atholl family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ATHOLL. From the district of the name in Perthshire. Gilbert Atholl and Thomas Atholl were recorded as "quhyt fischeris in Puttie" in 1592, and in 1606, as Gilbert and Thomas Athoill, they were admitted burgesses of Aberdeen (CRA., p. 74; NSCM., i, p. 102). Adam de Athetle who rendered homage at Perth, 1291 (RR.), may have derived his name from the district. 0 0 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Atholl Family Tree

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Some Famous People with the surname of Atholl

Wikipedia John Murray, 11th Duke of Atholl (born 19 January 1929) is a British peer.
Wikipedia James Murray, 2nd Duke of Atholl KT, PC (28 September 1690?8 January 1764) was a Scottish peer and a patron of Niel Gow, the Scottish fiddler and composer.
Wikipedia Matad of Atholl was Mormaer of Atholl, 1130s-1153/9.
Wikipedia Henry of Atholl, the son of Maol Choluim (Gd: "Eanraig mac Mhaoil Chaluim"), was Mormaer of Atholl, Scotland, from sometime in the 1190s until his death in 1211.
Wikipedia It has often been thought that, after the death of Thomas of Galloway in 1232, she married again, this time to the powerful political figure Alan Durward; this however, rests solely in the fact that Alan styles himself "Count of Atholl" in a few documents between 1233 and 1234.
Wikipedia Padraig or Patrick of Atholl was Mormaer of Atholl, from 1236/7 until 1241.
Wikipedia Forbhlaith (written also as "Forflissa", "Ferelith", "Fernelith" or "Forueleth") was the latter of two heiresses of Atholl, the other being her sister Isabella.
Wikipedia Ada of Atholl was the daughter of David de Hastings, England, and Forbhlaith of Atholl, Scotland.
Wikipedia Walter Stewart, Earl of Atholl, Strathearn and Caithness (died 26 March 1437) was a Scottish nobleman, executed for his role in the murder of James I of Scotland.
Wikipedia Dubdon of Atholl (fl.
Wikipedia Robert Stewart, Master of Atholl was a Scottish nobleman of royal descent.