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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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    4. 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).
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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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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