Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a person who was believed to be free from care or unconcerned. The nickname is derived from the Old English word carleas, which referred to the personal characteristics of the bearer.
Early Origins of the Curless family
Gloucestershire, but some of the family were found in Lancashire at Welsh Whittle in early times. "In that of Edward III., Sir William Careles held the manor, so called, of Walshwittell. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Curless family
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Curless Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Curless are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Curless include: Carlesse, Carelesse, Careless, Carless, Karelees, Kareles, Careles, Corless, Curless, Korelees and many more.
Early Notables of the Curless family (pre 1700)
(c. 1610-1689), English Royalist officer of...
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Migration of the Curless family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Curless Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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