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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
Where did the Irish Tarrence family come from? What is the Irish Tarrence family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tarrence family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tarrence family history?The Tarrence surname is an Anglicization, derived from the Irish Gaelic "Mac Toirdhealbhaigh."
Spelling variations of this family name include: McTurley, Turley, McTirlay, Turlough, McTurlogh, McTorrilogh, Torley, McTerrelly, Terrance, Terence, Terry, McTorrilogh, McTirloch and many more.
First found in Leinster, where they held a family seat as chiefs of Hy-Cinselagh. Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Armagh and Down to the north where the name also became a Christian Name.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tarrence research. Another 236 words(17 lines of text) covering the year 1172 is included under the topic Early Tarrence History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Tarrence Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Turley, who received a land patent in Maryland in 1674; Francis Turley, who came to Virginia in 1682; James Turley, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina from Ireland in 1791 aboard the brig "Hope," Anne Turley, who arrived in New York city in 1816.
The Tarrence Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tarrence 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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