Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to a person born in the wintertime having derived from the Old English word wintar, meaning wet season.
Early Origins of the McAliverey family
Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the McAliverey family
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McAliverey Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name McAliverey were recorded, including Winter, Winters, Wynter and others.
Early Notables of the McAliverey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McAliverey family to Ireland
Some of the McAliverey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the McAliverey family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the McAliverey family emigrate to North America: John Winter, who settled in Maine in 1616; four years before the "Mayflower"; Robert Winter settled in Virginia in 1616; four years before the ".
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