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The Anglo-Saxon name Whey comes from when the family resided in Cambridgeshire, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Early Origins of the Whey family


The surname Whey was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times before the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086.

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Early History of the Whey family

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Early History of the Whey family


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Whey Spelling Variations

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Whey Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Whey has been recorded under many different variations, including Way, Waye, Wey, Whey, Weigh, Weghe and others.

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Early Notables of the Whey family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Whey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Whey family to Ireland

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Migration of the Whey family to Ireland


Some of the Whey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Whey family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Whey family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whey Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Whey was married at St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1778 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Citations

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  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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