Carbary History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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In ancient Scotland, the first people to use Carbary as a surname were the Strathclyde- Britons. It was a name someone who lived in the parish of Inveresk, Lothian, which was first recorded in the form Crebarrin, from the words Gaelic craobhm meaning "tree," and barran, meaning "hedge."
Early Origins of the Carbary family
The surname Carbary was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Important Dates for the Carbary family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carbary research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1230 is included under the topic Early Carbary History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Carbary Spelling Variations
The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations in a single document. Carbary has been spelled Carberry, Carbarry, Carbery, Carbray, Carbury, Carbrey, Carbry, Carby, Crebarin and many more.
Early Notables of the Carbary family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Carbary family to Ireland
Some of the Carbary family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Carbary family
The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them: Edward, James, John, Patrick, William Carberry arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1855; John Carbery arrived in New York 1803; Cormick Carbey arrived in Philadelphia in 1864..
Contemporary Notables of the name Carbary (post 1700)
- Ryan Carbary, American musician, member of Ivan & Alyosha an indie rock band from Seattle, Washington
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