Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the Germanic personal name Aldway which was derived from Aeoelwig, which meant noble war.
Early Origins of the Allevey family
Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Allevey family
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Allevey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Allevey have been found, including Alvey, Alvay, Alvy, Alvie, Allvey, Elvy, Elvey, Aelfuuii, Alvi, Alfy, Elphey, Alfwy, Aluy, Eluy and many more.
Early Notables of the Allevey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allevey family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Allevey, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were : Samuel Alvey, who sailed to New York in 1822; and Thomas Alvey to Philadelphia 1873.
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