The surname ‘Blue’ is of English origin. It is a variant of the name ‘Blew’, derived from the nickname for someone with a blue complexion or a habitual wearer of blue clothes of for someone with blue eyes, From the Middle English word ‘bluet’, meaning ‘blue woollen cloth’, or ‘bleuet’, meaning ‘cornflower’. Both are a diminutive of the word ‘bleu’, meaning ‘blue’, of Germanic origin. The surname is now common chiefly in the counties of Devonshire, and Cornwall. Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that the surname ‘Blue’ and or it’s variant’s, date as far back as the nineteenth century were a ‘Thomas Blue’, and ‘Elizabeth Bean’, from the city of London, England, are recorded as marrying at St George’s Chapel, Hanover square, in 1808. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definitely determined but data extracted from Historical archive’s confirm that one of the first forefathers to bring this name to America was a certain ‘Malcolm Blue’, from North Knapdale, Kintyre, Argyllshire, Scotland. He emigrated to North America in 1748, aged 48, and settled in Cumberland…
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