Curey was first used as a surname in the Scottish/English Borderlands by the Strathclyde-Briton. The first Curey family lived the place named Currie, derived from Gaelic
, on record since 1230. Some instances of this name in
are also known to have derived the place name Corrie in Dumfriesshire.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations
. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Curey has been spelled Currie, Curry, Currey and others.