Elizabeth Gray

Femaleabout 1700–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Gray was born about 1700 as the daughter of Gray and ?. She had at least 4 daughters.

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Elizabeth Gray
1700–
Barbara Gordon
1722–
Janet Gordon
1724–1811
Rachel Gordon
1726–
Jean Gordon
1728–

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    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (especially Eastern Ulster; of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Graec(i)us, meaning ‘Greek’ + the locative suffix -acum. This is probably the chief source of the surname in Britain.

    English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Middle English grey (Old English grǣg, grēg) ‘gray’. In Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled, gray’, including Mac Giolla Riabhaigh; see McGreevy . In North America, this surname has assimilated names with similar meaning from other languages.

    French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône or Le Gray in Seine-Maritime.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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