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"BLUE. An Argyllshire surname formerly current in Arran, and a common surname on tombstones in and around Knapdale. From its frequency on the Knapdale tombstones it has been suggested that the original Conn may have been a Macmillan. It is a translation of MAC Gint.i.KciiiTiiiM, q.v. A writer in the Celtic monthly (xxrn, p. 207) erroneously suggests that the Blues of Colonsay, Cigha, and Campbeltown are probably descended from the Buies (a quite different name), one of the oldest family names of Jura. Donald Bleu in Torranbeg, 1755 (PoltaUoch Writs, p. 188). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Blue Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Blue Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Blue family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 33421 people with the Blue surname in the USA? Blue is ranked number 146 for popularity in the USA.

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Wikipedia Lionel Blue (born 6 February 1930) is a British Reform rabbi, journalist and broadcaster.
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Wikipedia Sugar Blue (born James Whiting, 1950, Harlem, New York) is an American Grammy Award winning blues musician, who plays the harmonica.
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