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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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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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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