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Where did the English Pashly family come from? What is the English Pashly family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pashly family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pashly family history?The Pashly surname is a habitational name taken on from Pashley in the parish of Ticehurst, Sussex. This place name comes from the an Old English personal name Pæcca, along with the Old English word "le-ah," meaning " a clearing in the wood.’’
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pashley, Pashly, Pashliegh, Pashleigh, Pashlea, Pashlie, Pashlea, Pasley, Paslie, Pasleigh, Paslea, Pasleu, Passloo, Paslow and many more.
First found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pashly research. Another 352 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1426, 1430, 1431, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, 1846, and 1873 are included under the topic Early Pashly History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Pashly Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pashly Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Pashly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pashly 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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