Last name: CARNEGIE

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All you have to know about the last name CARNEGIE

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CARNEGIE : This last name is indexed 40,664 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CARNEGIE : Scottish (Angus and Kincardineshire): habitational name from a place called Carnegie near Carmyllie in Angus probably named in Gaelic as cathair an eige ‘fort at the gap’. The Carnegie family were descended from John of Balinhard who seems to have acquired the estate of Carnegie in the mid 14th century. The Carnegies were Earls of Southesk from 1633 to 1716.

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