James Meik

5 September 1677–
Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Meik was born on 5 September 1677, in Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Patrick Meik, was 35 and his mother, Elisabeth Ogilvie, was 22. He married Sophia Lyndesay on 12 September 1703, in Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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James Meik
Sophia Lindsay
Marriage: 27 September 1703

Spouse and Children

27 September 1703
Bendochy, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Name Meaning

Of German origin: possibly an altered spelling of Liek, which Bahlow derives from liek ‘wet(ness)’, and hence presumably a topographic name for someone living in a marshy area.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Meik, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • James Meek, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • James Meik, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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