On the western coast of Scotland
and on the Hebrides
islands the Mickie family was born among the ancient Dalriadan clans. 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 Mickie family
The surname Mickie 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.
Early History of the Mickie family
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Mickie Spelling Variations
In various documents Mickie has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations
. Michie, Mitchie, Mitchy, Michy, Mitchey, Michey and others.
Early Notables of the Mickie family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mickie family to the New World and Oceana
Dalriadan families proliferated in North America. Their descendants still populate many communities in the eastern parts of both the United States and Canada. Some settled in Canada as United Empire Loyalists, in the wake of the American War of Independence
. Families on both sides of the border have recovered much of their heritage in the 20th century through Clan
societies and highland games. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Mickie or a variant listed above: Alexander Michie arrived in America in 1762. John Michey arrived in Jamaica in 1716 and moved to Virginia in the same year.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mickie (post 1700)
- Mickie Lee Knuckles (b. 1984), American professional wrestler
- Mickie Faye DeMoss (b. 1955), American college basketball coach and former player
- Mickie Most (b. 1938), British pop music producer
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