Dalrymple


Dalrymple
This name is of Scottish locational origin from a place thus called in the former county of Ayrshire now part of Ayrshire (now part of Strathclyde). The name is believed to derive from the Gaelic elements 'dail' meaning 'territory' 'croim', crooked , plus 'puill', a stream. Hence, 'the territory of the crooked stream'. The surname from this source is first recorded in the latter half of the 14th century. C. 1390 one James of Dalrymple witnessed a charter by Robert, Earl of Fife and a John de Dalrympil was provost of Edinburgh in 1392. A Scots prisoner of war, Gilbert of Dalrympille, was released from the Tower of London in 1413. Sir John Dalrymple (1648-1707) held the title first Earl of Stair (1703). He was the King's advocate (1686-88). In the Muster Rolls of the Scots Guards in France, the name appears as de Romple. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Adam de Dalrympil which was dated 1371 Land Charters of Barony of Dalrymple during the reign of Robert II of Scotland, House of Stuart 1371-90 Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Dalrymple — ist der Name folgender Orte: Dalrymple (Ayrshire), Ort in der Grafschaft East Ayrshire in Schottland Dalrymple ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Dalrymple (1737–1808), schottischer Geograph Dolly Dalrymple (1808–1864), erstes Halbblut ,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dalrymple —    DALRYMPLE, a parish, in the district of Kyle, county of Ayr, 5 miles (N. E.) from Maybole; containing 909 inhabitants. This place derives its name, in the Celtic language signifying the dale of the crooked water, from the situation of its… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Dalrȳmple [2] — Dalrȳmple (spr. Dälrimpt), 1) Vorgebirg auf der Ostküste der dem Japanischen Reiche tributpflichtigen Insel Karasta od. Sachalian (Asien); 2) Hafen an der Nordküste der britischen Colonie (Insel) Tasmania (Australien); beide nach Dalrymple 2)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dalrȳmple [1] — Dalrȳmple (spr. Dälrimpt), 1) Sir David D., Lord New Hales, geb. 1726 in Edinburg, studirte in Utrecht die Rechte, prakticirte seit 1748 in seinem Vaterlande als Advocat, aber ohne Glück, wurde 1766 Mitglied des Obergerichts, 1776 Lordommissär… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dalrymple — Dalrymple, Graf von Stair, s. Stair …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dalrymple — (spr. dällrimpl), 1) Sir David D., Lord Hailes, schott. Rechtsgelehrter und Historiker, geb. 28. Okt. 1726 in Edinburg, gest. 29. Nov. 1792, studierte in Utrecht, ward 1748 Anwalt, 1766 Mitglied des schottischen Obergerichts mit dem Titel Lord… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dalrymple — (Dälrimpl), alte schott. Familie; David D., geb. 1726, gest. 1792, Jurist und Verfasser guter historischer Arbeiten über England u. Schottland. Alexander D., des Vorigen Bruder, geb. 1737, gest. 1808, diente als Offizier der ostind. Compagnie,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Dalrymple — Dalrymple, John …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Dalrymple — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Toponyme Dalrymple est une ville écossaise située dans le South Ayrshire Patronyme Dalrymple est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Alexander… …   Wikipédia en Français


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