Clan from whom the Mickey family descends began among the ancient Dalriadan kingdom of the west coast of Scotland. Their name comes from the biblical personal name Michael. This name made its way into Scotland after the Norman Conquest in the softened French form Michel.
Early Origins of the Mickey family
Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat in the lands of Corryhoul from about the year 1300. Traditionally the Clan is descended from a Michael MacDonald of the branch known as the MacDonalds of Keppoch.
Early History of the Mickey family
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Mickey Spelling Variations
spelling variations. They are the result of repeated translations of the name from Gaelic to English and inconsistencies in spelling rules. They include Michie, Mitchie, Mitchy, Michy, Mitchey, Michey and others.
Early Notables of the Mickey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mickey family to the New World and Oceana
Significant portions of the populations of both the United States and Canada are still made up of the ancestors of Dalriadan families. Some of those in Canada originally settled the United States, but went north as United Empire Loyalists in the American War of Independence. The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw the ancestors of many Scots on both sides of the border begin to recover their collective national heritage through Clan societies and highland games. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Mickey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Mickey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Mickey Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Mickey (post 1700)
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