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Subject: Re: Olgilvie
Author: Kate   (Authenticated as Kate)
Date: March 17, 2008 at 5:47:06 PM
Reply to: Olgilvie by JMS20
I don't know about Olgilvie, but Ogilvie is a Scottish surname.


Scottish: habitational name from a place near Glamis in the former county of Angus, which is first recorded c.1205 in the form Ogilvin. It is probably named from an early British form of Welsh uchel ‘high’ + ma ‘plain’, ‘place’ (mutated to fa) or ban ‘hill’ (mutated to fan).

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

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