Scotland was the first to use the name Carll. They lived in Aberdeen (part of the modern Grampian region), where the name can be found since very early times.
Early Origins of the Carll family
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 Carll family
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Carll Spelling Variations
In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Carll has been spelled 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 Carll family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Carll family to Ireland
Some of the Carll family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Carll family to the New World and Oceana
In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Carll:
Carll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Carll Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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