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Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Carvey originally appeared in Gaelic as O Gairbhin, derived from the word "garbh," which means "rough."

Carvey Early Origins



The surname Carvey was first found in County Tyrone (Irish:Tír Eoghain), the ancient territory of the O'Neills, now in the Province of Ulster, central Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Carvey Spelling Variations


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Carvey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garvin, Garvey, Garwin, Garvine, Garven, Garvan, Garvy, Garvie, Garwen and many more.

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Carvey Early History


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Carvey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carvey research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1527 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Carvey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carvey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carvey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carvey 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carvey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • I Carvey, aged 36, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1859 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carvey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carvey (post 1700)



  • Victoria B. Carvey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972
  • Tom B. Carvey Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960, 1964
  • John C. Carvey, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1952, 1956
  • Harold K. Carvey, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 16th District, 1960

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Carvey Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  3. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  4. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. 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. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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The Carvey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carvey 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 6 December 2017 at 11:49.

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