Blue records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Blue family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Historical References

"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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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Blue family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 483 people with the Blue surname in the UK? Blue is now ranked number 3585 for popularity in the UK.

Blue Family Tree Databases

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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.

Miscellaneous Blue Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Blue family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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