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The Curlee surname is an Anglicization, derived from the Irish Gaelic "Mac Toirdhealbhaigh."

Curlee Early Origins



The surname Curlee was first found in the Connacht counties of Galway and Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where the places names Ballymacurley and Curley's Island can be found. There is also legend in Ireland, that the name descends from Maolduin, the second son of the 164th Monarch of Ireland, who founded the clanns of Muldoon. Maolduin's great, great grandson was Clercen, whose name means "curly one." Clercen founded the Clan O'Cleircen, which anglicized is Curley or Curling.

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Curlee Spelling Variations


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Curlee Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Corley, MacCorley, Curley, Curlee, Curling, Kirley, McKerley, McCurley, McCurly and many more.

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Curlee Early History


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Curlee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Curlee research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 130 and 1305 are included under the topic Early Curlee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Curlee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Curlee Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Curlee 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:

Curlee Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Catherine Curlee, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Eleanor Curlee, who settled in America, in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Curlee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Curlee (post 1700)



  • Randy Curlee, American founder of S.D. Curlee, a guitar manufacturer
  • Nancy Curlee, American Daytime Emmy Award nominated soap opera writer
  • Jay Curlee, American Hawaii-based filmmaker
  • Glenn Curlee, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • C. L. Curlee, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • C. D. Curlee, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Arthur Curlee, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Curlee Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  5. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Curlee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Curlee 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 28 October 2015 at 09:36.

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