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Where did the English Blackie family come from? What is the English Blackie family crest and coat of arms? When did the Blackie family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Blackie family history?In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Blackie surname lived in the village and parish of Blakey Ridge, in the North Riding of Yorkshire.
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Blackie are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Blackie include: Blakey, Blakie, Blaiky, Blaike, Blakye, Blaikie and others.
First found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blackie research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1634 is included under the topic Early Blackie History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Blackie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Blackie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Mary Ann Blackie, aged 29, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
- James Blackie, aged 27, a teacher, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
- William E. Blackie, American politician, Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, 1977
- Charles Blackie, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 13th District, 1873
- Sydney "Sid" Blackie (1901-1966), English footballer who played from 1924 to 1926
- Ernest Morell Blackie (1867-1943), English Anglican bishop, Dean of Rochester (1937-1943), Bishop of Grimsby (1935-1937) and Bishop of Grantham (1930-1935)
- Donald Dearness Blackie (1882-1955), Australian Test cricketer who played three Tests
- Josh Blackie (b. 1979), New Zealand rugby union player
- John Stuart Blackie (1809-1895), Scottish scholar and man of letters
- John Blackie (1782-1874), Scottish publisher
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- Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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- Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
- Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
- Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
The Blackie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blackie 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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