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MacCurlay Early Origins



The surname MacCurlay 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.

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MacCurlay Spelling Variations


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MacCurlay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacKerlie, McKerlie, MacCurlie, McCurlie, McCurly, MacCarill, MacCarrill, MacCairlill and many more.

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MacCurlay Early History


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MacCurlay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacCurlay research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1297 and 1305 are included under the topic Early MacCurlay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCurlay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacCurlay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early MacCurlay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacCurlay In Ireland


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MacCurlay In Ireland



Some of the MacCurlay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: James M'Kerlie settled in Pictou Nova Scotia in 1792.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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    The MacCurlay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacCurlay 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 10 November 2014 at 13:53.

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