Cassie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cassie family

The surname Cassie was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Cassie family

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Cassie Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Cassie has been spelled Cassie, Casse, Cassy, Cassye, Caisey, Caissey, Caissy, Kasey, Casey, Kassie, Kasse, Cassey and many more.

Early Notables of the Cassie family (pre 1700)

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United States Cassie migration to the United States +

Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them:

Cassie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Helen Cassie, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1817 [1]
  • Mary Cassie, aged 35, who arrived in America, in 1895
  • Alex L. Cassie, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1899
Cassie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Andrew Cassie, aged 38, who arrived in America, in 1903
  • Kate Cassie, aged 11, who arrived in America from Glasgow, in 1906
  • Patti Cassie, aged 35, who arrived in America from Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1908
  • Ruth Cassie, aged 48, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Raymond I. Cassie, aged 19, who arrived in America, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Australia Cassie migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Cassie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Miss Mary Cassie who was convicted in Aberdeen, Scotland for 7 years, transported aboard the "Cadet" on 4th September 1847, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Cassie (post 1700) +

  • James Cassie (1819-1879), Scottish marine landscape, portrait, genre and animal painter, born at Keith Hall, Aberdeenshire; due to a boyhood accident, he was lame for life [3]
  • Harold Cassie (1919-1978), New Zealand cricket umpire who stood in one Test match in 1964
  • Meryl Danielle Cassie (b. 1984), New Zealand actress and singer
  • Arnold Blachford David Cassie CBE, British mathematician, creator of Cassie's Law
  • W Fisher Cassie CBE, British Civil Engineer
  • Cassie Harberts (b. 1992), American former college and professional basketball player for the West Coast Waves (2014-2015)
  • Cassie Catalanotto (b. 1980), American set dresser, known for her work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 (2012) and Ray (2004)
  • Cassie Yates (b. 1951), American actress, known for her roles in Convoy (1978), The Osterman Weekend (1983) and F.I.S.T. (1978)
  • Cassie Patten (b. 1987), British bronze medalist freestyle swimmer at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Cassie Powney (b. 1983), English actress, twin sister to Connie Powney, nominated Best Actress at the 2006 British Soap Awards

  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. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th November 2020). Retrieved from
  3. ^ Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 25 Nov. 2019 on Facebook