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The ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England produced the name of McAleverrey. It was given to a person born in the wintertime having derived from the Old English word wintar, meaning wet season.

McAleverrey Early Origins



The surname McAleverrey was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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McAleverrey Spelling Variations


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McAleverrey Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name McAleverrey has appeared include Winter, Winters, Wynter and others.

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McAleverrey Early History


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McAleverrey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McAleverrey research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1162, 1622, 1686, 1661, 1665, 1665 and 1668 are included under the topic Early McAleverrey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McAleverrey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McAleverrey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McAleverrey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McAleverrey In Ireland


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McAleverrey In Ireland



Some of the McAleverrey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name McAleverrey arrived in North America very early: John Winter, who settled in Maine in 1616; four years before the "Mayflower"; Robert Winter settled in Virginia in 1616; four years before the "Mayflower".

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. 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.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The McAleverrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McAleverrey 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 27 May 2013 at 14:58.

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