Barclay Family History
Barclay Surname History
The Barclay family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Barclay has spread, it has changed making its origin difficult to uncover. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Barclay surname, Barclay etymology, and history of people with the Barclay name. Barclay family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Barclay family members.
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The evolution of Barclay begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
Barclay families have migrated around the world all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Barclay name may have changed with them.
Barclay country of origin
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The nationality of Barclay may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Barclay may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Barclay
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The meaning of Barclay come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Barclay originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Katherine Barclay Bell 1727 - 1784
- Margaret Barclay
- Christian Barclay Abercrombie 1519 - 1530
- Robert Wesley Barclay 1906 - ?
- Clara Gabert Barclay 1860 - ?
- Robert Barclay Laird Of Urie Ii, I 1648 - 1690
- Daniel H. Barclay 1843 - ?
- Leota Barclay ?
- Karryn Barclay
- Christian Mollison Barclay 1651 - 1724
- Kenneth Eugene Barclay 1916 - ?
- Christiana (Smith) Barclay 1851 - ?
- Penelope Barclay 1642 - ?
- Margaret Kerr Barclay 1691 - 1769
- Christina Barclay 1500 - 1530
- Artie Barclay Smidley
- Emerson Clensy Barclay 1874 - ?
- Charlotte Barclay
- Benjamin Barclay
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Famous people named Barclay
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Barclay
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Barclay. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Barclay spelling variations
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Last names like Barclay vary in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Barclay were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Barclay. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Barclay family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.