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The 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.

Mickey Early Origins



The surname Mickey was first found in 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.

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Mickey Spelling Variations


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Mickey Spelling Variations



Historical recordings of the name Mickey include many 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.

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Mickey Early History


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Mickey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mickey research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1473, 1606, and 1761 are included under the topic Early Mickey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mickey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mickey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mickey 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



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

  • John Mickey, who landed in Virginia in 1654 [1]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)

Mickey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ada Mickey, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Frank Mickey, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Mary Mickey, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Dunmanway, Ireland, in 1911
  • Yetta Mickey, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1914
  • William E Mickey, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Mickey Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • James Mickey, aged 23, who emigrated to St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mickey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mickey (post 1700)



  • Joseph G. "Joey" Mickey (b. 1970), former professional American football tight end
  • J. Ross Mickey (1856-1928), American politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • John Hopwood Mickey (1845-1910), American Nebraska republican politician
  • Robert Larry Mickey (1943-1982), Canadian professional ice hockey right winger

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  2. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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The Mickey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mickey 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.

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