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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.

Blackie Early Origins



The surname Blackie was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Blackie Early History


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Blackie Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Blackie Spelling Variations


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Blackie Spelling Variations



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.

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Blackie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blackie Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blackie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary Ann Blackie, aged 29, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • James Blackie, aged 27, a teacher, who arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blackie (post 1700)



  • William E. Blackie, American politician, Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, 1977 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Blackie, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 13th District, 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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