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Today's Irish surnames are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Garvie originally appeared in Gaelic as O Gairbhin, derived from the word "garbh," which means "rough."

Garvie Early Origins



The surname Garvie was first found in County Tyrone (Irish:Tír Eoghain), the ancient territory of the O'Neills, now in the Province of Ulster, central Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Garvie Spelling Variations


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Garvie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Garvin, Garvey, Garwin, Garvine, Garven, Garvan, Garvy, Garvie, Garwen and many more.

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Garvie Early History


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Garvie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Garvie research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1000, 1527 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Garvie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Garvie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Garvie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Garvie 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:

Garvie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Garvie, aged 33, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
  • Thomas Garvie, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • George Garvie, who landed in Mississippi in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Garvie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Garvie (post 1700)



  • James B. Garvie, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961

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Garvie Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    7. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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    The Garvie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Garvie 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 18 November 2015 at 10:09.

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