www.Ayrshireroots.com and www.Ayrshireroots.co.uk
Contained in this section is an ever growing list of Surnames and their family connections with Ayrshire. This is proving to be extremely useful for connecting many descendants together. Each surname page, as well as the various descendant trees, will have a search link which will search the whole website for any reference to it throughout the site (in census data etc.) These free resources will allow you to save both time and free up money in your personal budget for your genealogy project.
This is often a good starting point to find likely Ayrshire Ancestors. Many researchers have already linked up with other living relatives through common connections found here.
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The Pedigree Resource File indexes individual records with events, parent information and submitter information.
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Rootsweb Surname Metasearch
Rootsweb Surname Search
The site that surname-indexes participating genealogy Web sites, including those managed by CCHelper
This website will tell you where Personal Names are thought to have originated, what they originally meant and what variations you have to consider when searching in genealogical databases and old records.
This site is dedicated to First Names with Scottish roots. It includes Scottish names from traditional Gaelic to modern Scots. If you're looking for the perfect name for your baby, dog, character in your novel or anything else
Here are some traditional Gaelic names. All of them have Gaelic or ancient Celtic roots. Most of them have a long history and many of them are from myth and legend. The approximate pronunciations are included, but remember that Gaelic pronunciations are very different from English pronunciations. The phonetic spellings listed are rough approximations
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