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The story of the Carley family begins in ancient Scotland among the Pictish clans. The Carley family lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region), where the name can be found since very early times.

Carley Early Origins



The surname Carley 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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Carley Spelling Variations


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Carley Spelling Variations



Translation has done much to alter the appearance of many Scottish names. It was a haphazard process that lacked a basic system of rules. Spelling variations were a common result of this process. Carley has appeared 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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Carley Early History


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Carley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carley research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1493 is included under the topic Early Carley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Carley In Ireland


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Carley In Ireland



Some of the Carley 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



Many Scots left their country to travel to the North American colonies in search of the freedom they could not find at home. Of those who survived the difficult voyage, many found the freedom they so desired. There they could choose their own beliefs and allegiances. Some became United Empire Loyalists and others fought in the American War of Independence. The Clan societies and highland games that have sprung up in the last century have allowed many of these disparate Scots to recover their collective national identity. A search of immigration and passenger ship lists revealed many early settlers bearing the Carley name:

Carley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samuel Carley, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]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)

Carley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Carley a mariner of Boston who married Mary Boaden on the 7th May 1703
  • William Carley, who settled in Virginia in 1760

Carley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Carley, who arrived in New Orleans Louisiana in 1823
  • Thomas Carley, who settled in Philadelphia in 1842
  • George Carley, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1860 [1]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)

Carley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Abraham Carley U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Bartholemew Carley U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Elijah Carley U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Carley Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Carley, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843

Carley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Cathe. Carley, aged 31, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Omega" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Omega.htm
  • Cathe. Carley, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Omega" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Omega.htm
  • John Carley, aged 21, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Hyderabad" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 15th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Hyderabad 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/hyderabad1854.shtml.
  • Bridget Carley (aged 20), a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"
  • William Carley, aged 18, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino" [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Carley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Anna Maria Carley, aged 29, a servant, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Slains Castle" in 1841
  • Cornelius Carley, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863
  • Henrietta Carley, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carley (post 1700)



  • Christopher T. Carley (1943-2016), American real estate developer, Chairman of the Fordham Company, a Chicago real estate development firm
  • Stephen E. Carley, American Chief Executive Officer and President of El Pollo Loco
  • George H. Carley (b. 1938), American lawyer and judge, retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Christopher Murphy Carley (b. 1978), Mexican-born, American actor, known for his roles in Gran Torino (2008), Garden State (2004) and Lions for Lambs (2007)
  • Horace Carley (1838-1918), American inventor of the Carley float, an invertible life raft used extensively during World War I and II
  • Christopher T Carley, American Chairman of the Fordham Company, a Chicago real estate development firm
  • James A. Carley (b. 1869), American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 3rd District, 1909-10; Member of Minnesota State Senate 3rd District, 1915-30, 1935-59
  • George H. Carley (b. 1938), American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives, 1966; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1979-93; Justice of Georgia State Supreme Court, 1993-
  • Deborah Carley, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 2012
  • Clarence H. Carley, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1933
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Omega.htm
  4. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 15th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Hyderabad 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/hyderabad1854.shtml.
  5. ^ South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.

Other References

  1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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The Carley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carley 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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