James McAlpine

3 April 1757–
Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James McAlpine was christened on 3 April 1757, in Port of Menteith, Perthshire, Scotland, his father, John McAlpine, was 31 and his mother, Janet McFarlane, was 27.

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John McAlpine
Janet McFarlane
Robert McAlpine
William McAlpine
James McAlpine
Margaret McAlpine
Mary McAlpine
John Mcalpine

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Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ailpein (Scottish), Mac Ailpín (Irish) ‘son of Ailpean’, a personal name of uncertain etymology, possibly derived from alp ‘lump’. The personal name was borne by Pictish kings, one of whom, Kenneth, son of Ailpín, Ailpean, became the ruler of the united Picts and Scots and is regarded as the founder of the somewhat disparate clan of this name.

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

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  • James Mcalpine, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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