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Ghee History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



In the Scottish/English Borderlands, the Strathclyde Britons were the first to use the name Ghee. It is derived from the Gaelic name Aodh, meaning Hugh, and the word mac, meaning son of.

Early Origins of the Ghee family


The surname Ghee was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times. The family name Ghee first appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Ghee family


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Ghee Spelling Variations


In Medieval times, spelling and translation were not nearly so highly developed as today. They were generally carried out according to the sound and intuition of the bearer. For that reason spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. Ghee has been spelled MacGee, MacGhie, MacGhee, Magee and others.

Early Notables of the Ghee family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ghee family to Ireland


Some of the Ghee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ghee family to the New World and Oceana


Unrest, poverty, and persecution caused thousands to look for opportunity and freedom in the North American colonies. The crossing was long, overcrowded, and unsanitary, though, and came only at great expense. Many Strathclyde families settled on the east coast of North America in communities that would form the backbone of what would become the great nations of the United States and Canada. The American War of Independence caused those who remained loyal to England to move north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In the 20th century, Strathclyde and other Scottish families across North America began to recover their collective heritage through highland games and Clan societies. Among them:

Ghee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Kate Ghee, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Drumlish, Ireland, in 1903
  • Bridget Ghee, aged 18, who landed in America from Drimlisk, Longford, in 1906
  • Sophia Ghee, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Seacombe, England, in 1914
  • Sophia Ghee, aged 30, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1915
  • Daniel Ghee, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Wishaw, Scotland, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ghee Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Ghee, aged 33, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Aliquis"

Contemporary Notables of the name Ghee (post 1700)


  • Patrick Ghee (b. 1984), American NFL football safety for the Washington Redskins
  • Brandon Ghee (b. 1987), American NFL football cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Milton Pomeroy Ghee Jr. (1891-1975), American All-American football quarterback
  • Larry Ghee, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Ghee, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gareth Ghee, Irish hurler from County Longford
  • Melony Ghee Griffith, American Democrat politician,Member of Maryland State House of Delegates District 25, 2001; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, June 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, June 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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