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The name Carrie has a history dating as far back as the early portion of the Middle Ages. It was a Languedoc name for a carter. Tracing the origin of the name further, we found the name Carrie was originally from the Old French word carrier, which means carter.

Carrie Early Origins



The surname Carrie was first found in Languedoc, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Carrie Spelling Variations


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Carrie Spelling Variations



Most surnames have experienced slight spelling changes. A son may not chose to spell his name the same way that his father did. Many were errors, many deliberate. During the early development of the French language, a person usually gave his version, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. Prefixes or suffixes varied. They were optional as they passed through the centuries, or were adopted by different branches to signify either a political or religious adherence. Hence, there a many spelling variations of the name Carrie, including Carrier, Carier, Carrié, Carié, Carriey, Carriay, Carryer, Caryer, Carriaie, Carriais, Cariaie, Cariais, De Carrier, De Carier, De Carrié, De Carié, De Carriey, De Carriay, De Carryer, De Caryer, De Carraie, De Carriais, De Cariaie, De Cariais, Du Carrier, Du Carier, Du Carrié, Du Carié, Du Carriey, Du Carriay, Du Carryer, Du Caryer, Du Carriaie, Du Carriais, Du Cariaie, Du Cariais, Le Carrier, Le Carier and many more.

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Carrie Early History


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Carrie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carrie research. Another 541 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1683, 1825, 1662 and 1717 are included under the topic Early Carrie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carrie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carrie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carrie Notables 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



Migration from France to New France or Quebec as it was now more popularly called, continued from France until it fell in 1759. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebe c. By the same year the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In the treaty of Utrecht, the Acadians were ceded by France to Britain in 1713. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported. They found refuge in Louisiana. In 1793, the remaining French in these provinces came under British rule. Meanwhile, in Quebec, the French race flourished, founding in Lower Canada, one of the two great solitudes which became Canada. Many of this distinguished family name Carrie were prominent in social, cultural, religious and political affairs in France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Carrie were

Carrie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Carrie, who arrived in South Carolina in 1755
  • Clare Carrie who settled in Georgia in 1794, with her husband John
  • Clare Carrie who settled in Georgia in 1794 with her husband John

Carrie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Carrie, who settled in New Orleans in 1823
  • Lewis Carrie settled in New Orleans in 1823

Carrie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Carrie, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Agincourt"
  • William Carrie, aged 18, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Agincourt" in 1850

Carrie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Carrie landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrie (post 1700)



  • Jean Augustin Carrié de Boissy, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Carrie Historic Events


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Carrie Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Edwin Carrie, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Carrie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carrie 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 11 February 2015 at 16:16.

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