Comerbry History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Comerbry family

The surname Comerbry was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland in the parish of Comrie. " The name is derived from a Gaelic term signifying 'Confluence,' used in this instance in reference to the junction of the rivers Earn, Ruchill, and Lednock near the site of the church of Comrie. Several traces of camps and fortifications, some of which have been recently obliterated by the operations of husbandry, connect it with the military enterprises of the ancient Romans. " [1]

Important Dates for the Comerbry family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Comerbry research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1446 and 1476 are included under the topic Early Comerbry History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Comerbry Spelling Variations

Standards against which to judge the accuracy of spellings and translations did not yet exist in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations in names dating from that era, are thus, an extremely common occurrence. Comerbry has been recorded as Comri, Comry, Combry, Comerie, Comerbrie, Cumry, Comrie, Comrye, Comerye, Comerbry, Cromerbyre, Combrie, Combrai, Comrai, Comraie, Combraie, Combrey, Comerie and many more.

Early Notables of the Comerbry family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Comerbry family

The New World was far from the oppressive regime of the old country. It was a place where there was more land than people and political and religious freedom were far easier to come by. Many Scots even got the chance to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. In recent years, interest in this heritage has been generated by Clan societies and regular highland games in North America. An examination of early immigration and passenger lists has revealed many people bearing the Comerbry name: Thomas Comry who arrived in Philadelphia in 1841; Alexander Comery arrived in New York State in 1774; M. Commerey landed in New Orleans in 1822.

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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