Dougald Muir

Brief Life History of Dougald

When Dougald Muir was born in 1642, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Muir, was 27 and his mother, Janit Shew, was 28. He had at least 2 sons with Helen Campbell. He died in 1673, in his hometown, at the age of 31.

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Dougald Muir
1642–1673
Helen Campbell
1652–1673
Alexander Muir
1670–
Robert Muir
1673–1703

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Donald_(Dougald) Muir - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Dougald (Donald/ Muir
  • Legacy NFS Source: Donald_(Dougald) Muir -

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Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on a moor, from Older Scots muir ‘moor’ (an expanse of bare, wild upland country). There has been some confusion with Mure .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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