The chronicles of the Carlee family reach back into Scottish history to an ancient tribe known as the Picts
. The ancestors of the Carlee family lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region), where the name can be found since very early times.
Early Origins of the Carlee family
The surname Carlee was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say before the Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Carlee family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carlee research.Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1493 is included under the topic Early Carlee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Carlee Spelling Variations
When the first dictionaries were invented in the last few hundred
years, spelling gradually became standardized. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound. Names were often recorded under different spelling variations
every time they were written. Carlee has been written Carle, Carley, Carlley, Carrley, Carlie, Carleigh, Carlea, Carlee, Carrlie, Carlies, Carleys, Carleas, Carlay, Carley, Carrlay, Carrley, Carrleys, Karley and many more.
Early Notables of the Carlee family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Carlee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Carlee family to Ireland
Some of the Carlee family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 89 words (6 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 Carlee family to the New World and Oceana
The crossing to North America did not seem so great in comparison with the hardships many Scots endured at home. It was long, expensive, and cramped, but also rewarding. North America offered land and the chance for settlers to prove themselves in a new place. And many did prove themselves as they fought to forge a new nation in the American War of Independence
. The ancestors of those Scots can now experience much of their once-lost heritage through the Clan
societies and highland games that have sprung up across North America in the last century. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Carlee:
Carlee Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Simon Carlee, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Carlee (post 1700)
- Reuben B. Carlee, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1886 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html