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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.

Carlee Early Origins



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.

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Carlee Spelling Variations


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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.

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Carlee Early History


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Carlee Early History



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.

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Carlee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carlee Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Carlee Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carlee In Ireland


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Carlee In 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carlee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carlee (post 1700)



  • Reuben B. Carlee, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1886

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Carlee Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    3. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Carlee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carlee 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 December 2015 at 10:27.

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