Bartly History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Bartly is one of the names derived from the families of the ancient Dalriadan clans of Scotland. It is derived from the ancient and popular given name Bartholomew. Bartholomew, a widespread personal name in medieval England at the time.
Early Origins of the Bartly family
The surname Bartly was first found in at Strathdon, in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, and were descended from Parlan and the son of Parlan whose name became Farlane and Bartley, at the time when it was undesirable to continue a name beginning with Mac.
Early History of the Bartly family
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Bartly Spelling Variations
Spelling in the medieval era was a highly imprecise process. Translation, particularly from Gaelic to English, was little better. For these reasons, early Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. In various documents Bartly has been spelled Bartley, Bartlie, Barteley, Bartely, Bartelie, Bartlie and many more.
Early Notables of the Bartly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bartly family to Ireland
Some of the Bartly family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bartly migration to the United States +
The hardy Scots who made the crossing settled all along the east coast of North America and in the great west that was just then opening up. At the time of the American War of Independence, many United Empire Loyalists moved north from the American colonies to Canada. Scottish national heritage became better known in North America in the 20th century through highland games and other patriotic events. An examination of immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Bartly arrived in North America very early:
Bartly Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Edward Bartly, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 
Bartly Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Rober Bartly, who landed in New York, NY in 1774 
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- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)