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Although this is a name almost entirely associated with Scotland, as is shown, the first recording is from Yorkshire. The name is a derivation of either Christian or the female Christiana, or Christopher, themselves derivatives of the Roman (Latin) "Christopherus". The name means "Christ bearing" and was rare before the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name development includes the following recordings John Chrysty, a burgess of Newburgh, Scotland in a charter dated July 13th 1457, Sir Robert Criste, witness at Fife (1547), whilst Thone Christie was a water carrier at St.

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Bridget Christy. Born 1807 Cavan, Ireland. Died 22 Feb 1878, New York City. Married to John Daly (1805-1858/59). Children (all born in Ireland and immigrated to U.S) Bridget, Anna Maria, Michael, Margaret, Rosanna and John James. The family immigrated around 1849.

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