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Plumlee Early Origins



The surname Plumlee was first found in Cheshire (now Cheshire East) at Plumley, a village and civil parish that dates back to 1119 when it was listed as Plumleia and literally meant "plum-tree wood or clearing," from the Old English words "plume" + "leah." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
As far as the surname is concerned, it was first referenced in the year 1235 when Alexander Plomley held estates in Derbyshire.

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Plumlee Spelling Variations


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Plumlee Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plumley, Plumbley, Plumbleigh, Plomley, Plombley and many more.

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Plumlee Early History


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Plumlee Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plumlee research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1642, 1510, 1600, 1080, 1275, 1455, 1487 and 1633 are included under the topic Early Plumlee History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plumlee Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plumlee Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Plumlee 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: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plumlee (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plumlee (post 1700)



  • Marshall Plumlee (b. 1992), American college basketball player who currently plays for Duke University
  • Miles Christian Plumlee (b. 1988), American professional basketball player
  • Mason Alexander Plumlee (b. 1990), American basketball forward for the Duke Blue Devils men's team

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Suggested Readings for the name Plumlee


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Suggested Readings for the name Plumlee



  • The Plumlee Family by Robert D. Plumle.
  • The Plum(ly, lee, ley, bee) Family by Millard Quentin Plumblee.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Plumlee Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plumlee 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 8 February 2015 at 18:58.

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