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Reveley Early Origins



The surname Reveley was first found in Northumberland. "The Reveleys, who trace their pedigree to the reign of Edward II., were originally seated at the manor-house of Reveley, on the northern bank of the river Beamish, at the south-east foot of Cheviot, and subsequently at Ancroft, in Northumberland. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Reveley Spelling Variations


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Reveley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reveley, Reevely, Revely and others.

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Reveley Early History


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Reveley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reveley research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reveley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reveley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reveley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Reveley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reveley In Ireland


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Reveley In Ireland



Some of the Reveley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Reveley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Reveley, who landed in Virginia in 1696
  • Rebecka Reveley, who arrived in Virginia in 1696
  • Simon Reveley, who landed in Virginia in 1696

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reveley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reveley (post 1700)



  • Paul J. Reveley, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Kovno, 1929; Leipzig, 1931-32; Palermo, 1938
  • Walter Reveley, American Clergyman
  • Willey Reveley (1760-1799), English architect of Northumberland

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Optima revelatio stella
Motto Translation: A star the best revelation.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Reveley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reveley 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 22 January 2016 at 08:38.

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