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Garvie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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."


Early Origins of the Garvie family


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.

Early History of the Garvie family


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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.

Early Notables of the Garvie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Garvie family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Garvie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Garvie, aged 33, who arrived in New York, NY in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Garvie, aged 26, who landed in New York, NY in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Garvie, who landed in Mississippi in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John "Johnny" Garvie (1927-1996), Scottish professional footballer who scored 87 goals from 237 games
  • Maxwell Garvie (d. 1967), Scottish farmer and businessman who was murdered in 1967 by his wife and her lover, "one of the most infamous murders in Scottish criminal history"
  • William Garvie (1837-1872), Canadian lawyer, journalist and politician, born in the West Indies of Scottish descent; he represented Halifax County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1871 to 1872
  • Wayne Garvie (b. 1963), English film industry executive, President, International Production at Sony Pictures Television
  • Thomas Bowman Garvie (1859-1944), English prolific portrait artist, known for his portraits of Thomas Burt, Lord Percy, Lord Armstrong, George B Bainbridge, Fred B Fenwick and Sir William and Lady Grey
  • Lawrence R. Garvie (1933-2011), Canadian lawyer and politician from Westmount, Quebec; he represented the City of Fredericton and then Fredericton North in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1968 to 1978
  • Elizabeth Garvie (b. 1957), English actress best known for her role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1980 BBC dramatisation of Pride and Prejudice
  • Ernest Garvie (d. 1918), Scottish second lieutenant in the Highland Light Infantry, recipient of the Military Cross, brother of Eddie Garvie; he was killed by a fellow officer during the Battle of the Lys in 1918
  • Edwin Stanley "Eddie" Garvie (1892-1915), Scottish amateur football half back and forward who played for Queen's Park (1911-1914); he died in a German prison hospital in Jülich on 15 October 1915
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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