The surname Safley was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
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Migration of the Safley family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Wm. Safe, who came to Virginia in 1667; Thomas Safely, who came to Boston in 1766; John Soffe, who arrived in America in 1804; Conrad Safe, who came to Allegany Co., MD in 1840.