154 Imlach members around the world
Stay informed about Imlach Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
Imlach Family HistoryThis very unusual surname is of Scottish origin, and derives from the Old Gaelic "imeallach" or "imleach", translating variously as "marginal land", or "marshy shore-land", and it was originally given as a topographical name to someone whose dwelling was located on a periphery or by the coastline. Topographical surnames, such as this, were among the earliest created, since both natural and man-made features in the landscape provided easily recognisable distinguishing names in the small communities of the Middle Ages.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Imlach (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the Imlach tribe
- Find your Imlach ancestor
- Tell us about your Imlach Family
- Tell us about your Imlach ancestors
- Ask a question about the Imlach history
- Leave a message for Imlach family members
Invite more Imlach family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Imlach tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest