Kerlie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Kerlie family
The surname Kerlie was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat since the year 1095, when Lochlan MacCairlill, the royal heir apparent to the throne of Ulster was defeated in a great battle at Ardagh in the county of Antrim and had to flee. He settled in Ayrshire in Scotland with his clan.
Early History of the Kerlie family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kerlie research. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1297 and 1305 are included under the topic Early Kerlie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Kerlie Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKerlie, McKerlie, MacCurlie, McCurlie, McCurly, MacCarill, MacCarrill, MacCairlill and many more.
Early Notables of the Kerlie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kerlie family to Ireland
Some of the Kerlie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Kerlie family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James M'Kerlie settled in Pictou Nova Scotia in 1792.
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