Origins Available: English, Scottish
Early Origins of the Harkey family
Norfolk, 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.
Early History of the Harkey family
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Harkey Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Harkey include Harkin, Harken, Harkins, Hacon, Hakon, Haken and others.
Early Notables of the Harkey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Harkey family to Ireland
Some of the Harkey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Harkey family to the New World and Oceana
Settlers found farms all along the eastern part of what would become the United States and Canada. They provided a base and a backbone that would strengthen two great nations in the making. In the 20th century, the ancestors of those brave Scots have rediscovered their heritage through highland games and Scottish historical societies. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Harkey or a variant listed above, including: Daniel, James, John, Patrick, William Harkin arrived in Philadelphia from about 1800 to 1870; Andrew, Daniel, Edward, James, John, Patrick and William Harkins arrived in Philadelphia between 1830 and 1870..
Contemporary Notables of the name Harkey (post 1700)
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