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McKerlie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Irish, Scottish


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

Early Origins of the McKerlie family


The surname McKerlie 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 McKerlie family


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McKerlie 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 McKerlie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the McKerlie family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McKerlie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James McKerlie, aged 19, arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Furnessia" from Glasgow, Scotland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX99-P2V : 6 December 2014), James McKerlie, 30 Apr 1894; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Furnessia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

McKerlie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Maggie McKerlie, aged 33, originally from Coatbridge, arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Saxonia" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBF-FJ6 : 6 December 2014), Maggie McKerlie, 26 Jan 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Wilhelmina McKerlie, aged 2, originally from Coatbridge, arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Saxonia" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBF-FJX : 6 December 2014), Wilhelmina McKerlie, 26 Jan 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Mary B. McKerlie, aged 26, originally from Ottawa, Canada, arrived in New York in 1916 aboard the ship "Bermudian" from Hamilton, Bermuda [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJHP-Q6V : 6 December 2014), Mary B. McKerlie, 02 May 1916; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • William McKerlie, aged 30, originally from London, England, arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Majestic" from Southampton, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN29-MN5 : 6 December 2014), William McKerlie, 23 Aug 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Edward McKerlie, aged 25, originally from Glasgow, Scotland, arrived in New York in 1923 aboard the ship "Columbia" from Glasgow, Scotland [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNNC-BPX : 6 December 2014), Edward McKerlie, 05 Feb 1923; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port N.Y., ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name McKerlie (post 1700)


  • Peggy S. McKerlie, American politician, Representative from Washington 4th District, 1998 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Almer McKerlie, Canadian hockey official, inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Daniel McKerlie, Canadian Conservative politician, Member for Canada West in the 5th Parliament of the Province of Canada (1854-1857)

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX99-P2V : 6 December 2014), James McKerlie, 30 Apr 1894; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Furnessia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBF-FJ6 : 6 December 2014), Maggie McKerlie, 26 Jan 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFBF-FJX : 6 December 2014), Wilhelmina McKerlie, 26 Jan 1904; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Saxonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJHP-Q6V : 6 December 2014), Mary B. McKerlie, 02 May 1916; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Bermudian, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN29-MN5 : 6 December 2014), William McKerlie, 23 Aug 1922; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Majestic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNNC-BPX : 6 December 2014), Edward McKerlie, 05 Feb 1923; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port N.Y., ship name Columbia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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