Early Origins of the McCarley family
The surname McCarley 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
from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest
in 1066, and their name in Gaelic was "MacThearlaich" meaning "the son of Charles." Hence we have McTarlych which is the old Gaelic which some Clan
members still subscribe to.
Early History of the McCarley family
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McCarley Spelling Variations
of this family name include: MacCarley, MacCarly, Terleti, Thelycht, MacTherlycht, McKarlich, McTarlach, McCarlach, McKerlich, McHerlich, McCharles, McTarlich and many more.
Early Notables of the McCarley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McCarley family to Ireland
Some of the McCarley family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 231 words (16 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 McCarley family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McCarley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- May McCarley, aged 18, who landed in New York in 1854 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
McCarley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- G. E. McCarley, who arrived in America, in 1905
- Samuel McCarley, aged 21, who arrived in America from Ballymina, Ireland, in 1909
- Theodore T McCarley, aged 23, who arrived in America from Oxford, England, in 1910
- Annie McCarley, aged 38, who arrived in America, in 1913
- John McCarley, aged 41, who arrived in America, in 1913
- ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
McCarley Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Ellen McCarley, aged 30, who arrived in Canada, in 1916
Contemporary Notables of the name McCarley (post 1700)
- Mike McCarley, American broadcasting executive, President of Golf Channel
- Erin Elizabeth McCarley (b. 1979), American alternative music singer-songwriter from Garland, Texas
- Robert W. McCarley MD (b. 1937), American Chair and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
The McCarley Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Virtus auget honores
Motto Translation: Virtue increases honour.