McCurley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The McCurley surname is an Anglicization, derived from the Irish Gaelic "Mac Toirdhealbhaigh."
Early Origins of the McCurley family
The surname McCurley was first found in the Connacht counties of Galway and Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where the places names Ballymacurley and Curley's Island can be found. There is also legend in Ireland, that the name descends from Maolduin, the second son of the 164th Monarch of Ireland, who founded the clanns of Muldoon. Maolduin's great, great grandson was Clercen, whose name means "curly one." Clercen founded the Clan O'Cleircen, which anglicized is Curley or Curling.
Early History of the McCurley family
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McCurley Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Corley, MacCorley, Curley, Curlee, Curling, Kirley, McKerley, McCurley, McCurly and many more.
Early Notables of the McCurley family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name McCurley is the 11,492nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McCurley Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century