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The name Dearie is an ancient Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a beloved person or as a term of endearment. The surname Dearie also derived from the animal deer.

Dearie Early Origins



The surname Dearie was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, 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.

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Dearie Spelling Variations


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Dearie Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Dearie has undergone many spelling variations, including Dear, Deare, Dere, Deer, Dearie, Deir and others.

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Dearie Early History


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Dearie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dearie research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1300, and 1327 are included under the topic Early Dearie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dearie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dearie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dearie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dearie In Ireland


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Dearie In Ireland



Some of the Dearie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Dearie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Michael Dearie, Scottish convict from Glasgow, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dearie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dearie (post 1700)



  • Raymond J. Dearie, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1982-86
  • John C. Dearie, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1973-92
  • Blossom Dearie (1927-2009), American jazz singer and pianist best known for the song "Schoolhouse Rock!"

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Dearie Family Crest Products


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Dearie Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  11. ...

The Dearie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dearie 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 1 December 2015 at 13:24.

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