Picts. The first family to use the name Clowney lived in the lands of Clunie in Stormmot, Perthshire where the name can be found since very early times.
Early Origins of the Clowney family
Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Clowney family
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Clowney Spelling Variations
spelling variations with single names. Clowney has appeared Clunie, Clooney, Cloon, Cloone, Clowney, Clune, Cluney, Clunis and many more.
Early Notables of the Clowney family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clowney family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scottish families suffered enormous hardships and were compelled to leave their country of birth. They traveled to Ireland and Australia, but mostly to the colonies of North America, where many found the freedom and opportunity they sought. It was not without a fight, though, as many were forced to stand up and defend their freedom in the American War of Independence. The ancestors of these Scots abroad have rediscovered their heritage in the last century through the Clan societies and other organizations that have sprung up across North America. Immigration and passenger ship lists show some important early immigrants bearing the name Clowney:
Clowney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Clowney (post 1700)
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