Lord Alastair William Duff Marquess of Macduff

16 June 1890–16 June 1890
Richmond, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alastair William

When Lord Alastair William Duff Marquess of Macduff was born on 16 June 1890, in Richmond, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander William Duff 1st Duke of Fife, was 40 and his mother, Princess Louise Victoria of England, was 23. He died on 16 June 1890, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Alexander William Duff 1st Duke of Fife
Princess Louise Victoria of England
Lord Alastair William Duff Marquess of Macduff
Lady Alexandra Victoria Duff Duchess of Fife
Lady Maud Victoria Duff Countess of Southesk

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Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibh (‘descendant of Dubh’), Mac Giolla Duibh (‘son of the servant of Dubh’), or a short form of Duffin 2 (County Wexford), MacElduff (County Tyrone; see Kilduff ), Mac Duibh, and Duffy , all of which are formed from personal names containing the element dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ (widely used as a nickname or byname for a dark-haired man or man of dark temperament and as an element of personal names).

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

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  • Alastair Duff, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alastair Duff - Church record: birth-name: Alastair Duff

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