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Helly Early Origins



The surname Helly was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Somme and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Helly Spelling Variations


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Helly Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hively, Heilly, Heillet, Helie, Helly, Hevelet, Lively, L'Ively and many more.

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Helly Early History


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Helly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Helly research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Helly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Helly Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Helly Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Helly Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Clement Helly, who arrived in Maryland in 1675

Helly Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Helly, aged 21, landed in New York in 1812
  • William Helly, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1812

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Helly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Helly 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 15 August 2014 at 11:45.

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