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Where did the Scottish Fairy family come from? What is the Scottish Fairy family crest and coat of arms? When did the Fairy family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Fairy family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fairie, Fairrie, Farie, Fairey, Ferry, Ferrie, Fairy, Faireye and many more.
First found in Lanarkshire, where they held a family seat at Rutherglen from early times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066. An ancient couplet says "nae man can tell, nae man has seen, when the Faries Haena in Ruglen been." To translate this couplet means that no man can remember when there hasn't been a family of Faries at Rutherglen.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fairy research. Another 170 words(12 lines of text) covering the year 1296 is included under the topic Early Fairy History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Fairy Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Fairy family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 281 words(20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fairy Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Fairy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fairy Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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