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The McCurley surname is an Anglicization, derived from the Irish Gaelic "Mac Toirdhealbhaigh."

McCurley Early Origins



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.

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McCurley Spelling Variations


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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.

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McCurley Early History


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McCurley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCurley research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 130 and 1305 are included under the topic Early McCurley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCurley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCurley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McCurley Notables 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: Charles Curley who settled in America in 1654; Rich Corley, who was among those given a land patent in Virginia in 1675-76; Biddy and Margaret Curley, who settled in Quebec in 1849.

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCurley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCurley (post 1700)



  • Charkie McCurley (b. 1980), American professional baseball player
  • Scott McCurley, the American Defensive Quality Control Coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League
  • Kevin Snow McCurley, American mathematician, computer scientist, and cryptographer
  • Anna Anderson McCurley (b. 1943), Scottish politician

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McCurley Family Crest Products


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McCurley Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The McCurley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCurley 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 16 June 2017 at 09:56.

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