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The annals of Scottish history reveal that Farmey was first used as a name by descendants of the Pictish tribe of ancient Scotland. The Farmey family lived in the lands of Fernie in Fife where the name can be found since very early times.

Farmey Early Origins



The surname Farmey was first found in Fife, where Fernie Castle, the family's ancestral home is an enlarged sixteenth-century tower house just east of the village of Letham.

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Farmey Early History


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Farmey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farmey research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1390, 1475 and 1516 are included under the topic Early Farmey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farmey Spelling Variations


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Farmey Spelling Variations



During the Middle Ages, there was no basic set of rules and scribes wrote according to sound. The correct spelling of Scottish names were further compromised after many haphazard translations from Gaelic to English and back. Spelling variations of the name Farmey include Fernie, Ferny, Fearny, Fearney, Ferney, Firnie, Firney and many more.

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Farmey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Farmey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Scots left their country by the thousands to travel to Australia and North America. Desperate for freedom and an opportunity to fend for themselves, many paid huge fees and suffered under terrible conditions on long voyages. Still, for those who made the trip, freedom and opportunity awaited. In North America, many fought their old English oppressors in the American War of Independence. In recent years, Scottish heritage has been an increasingly important topic, as Clan societies and other organizations have renewed people's interest in their history. An examination of passenger and immigration lists shows many early settlers bearing the name of Farmey: John Fernie made his home in Virginia in 1623. William Fernie landed in New England in 1654. Many of the Fernie name purchased land in Pennsylvania in the mid-1800's..

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