Starting Sept. 5, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Emslie Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Origin of name Emslie
Posted by: Rob Emslie (ID *****6987) Date: January 12, 2003 at 07:47:11
In Reply to: Origin of name Emslie by Lisa Mullin of 111

My understanding and resarch indicated the Emslie name was norwegian in nature. Translated the name means "by the sea". My understanding is that the Emslies were originally vikings whom were captured during their raids on Scotland and made scottish surfs. Later they apparently rebelled with the MacDougall clan whom they closely associated themselves with to claim their role as Scottish nobles.


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/emslie/messages/55.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network