Last name: Gee

This very interesting surname is English. Most frequently recorded in the North of England, it is nevertheless of uncertain origin, and there may be several sources from which it has developed. The first possibility is that it is of locational origns from a place called Gee Cross, a prosperous village near Stockport, in the county of Cheshire. This seems very likely, as it is in that area that the original recordings are to be found. The second possibility is that it derives from pre 10th century Old French "Geai" meaning the Jay bird, and would thus have been given as a nickname name to someone who was "a bright chatterbox". Early church registers recordings include examples such as: Thomas Gee, who was christened on June 9th 1560 at the church of St. Gregory by St. Pauls, in the city of London, Margarett Gee, the daughter of Edward Gee, who was christened at Gawsworth, Cheshire on May 26th 1568, and Sara Gee, who was christened on January 11th 1572 at St. Martins, Ludgate, also in the city of London. Mary Gee, aged 20 years, was an emigrant to the new United States of America. She sailed from Liverpool aboard the ship "Shenandoah" bound for New York, on March 27th 1846. The first recorded spelling of the family name is believed to be that of Dicon Gee. This was dated 1494, in the register of the parish of Stockport, during the reign of King Henry V11, Henry Tudor, 1485 - 1509.

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Paul Gee
Hi my name is Paul Gee and live in Widnes

Gee
I'm a Gee from leicestershire

gee
My Grandfather. Philip Gee from York. Family traced back to Birmingham

Hilary Morgan
My Gran was a Gee and her family(the Gee's) date back to the mid 1700's in Chester

Lydia Gee
I'm from Birmingham and my last name is Gee.

Lydia Gee
It's so arkward when people spell it G

Michael Gee
I'm from south Wales as are most of my family. The family tree is now going to Ireland and to Manchester. I've only got back as far as 1821 but searching is addictive.

Matt Mcvriw
My Gran was a Gee; about ten years ago I got into the LDS, genealogical archives in Salt Lake City, via the internet, and mined vast amounts of data on my own particular line, from time of Sir William Gee, former High Sheriff of Hull and twice Mayor of the same city, during the reign of Henry VIII. I was able to trace a direct line from William, through his son to the American colonies in the 1640's, and as far into the present as my Gran's father, born in 1860. I would recommend that any serious about their history look into the LDS archives.

Mary
Searching for parents of Patrick Henry Gee who was born Abt 1825 (place unk) and died 1939. He lived in Gippsland area in Victoria Australia. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Michael Gee
I am Michael Gee (63) with a Brother Tony Gee (56).
Our Father was William Stanley Gee born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and his Father was a Scot who we never met as he died when I was 11 years old when we were away with the British Army.
My Mother originates from the Catchpole's in Lowestoft Suffolk

Michael Gee
I forgot to add that my Father's (William Stanley Gee) Mother was Susan Mulligan from either County Wexford or Waterford in Eire . I have no other information on her

elsie costanzo

My mother talked about a Grandma Gee who was Dutch. I don't see any Dutch/Netherlands heritage talked about in this forum. Any info anyone? Thanks.

Stephen Gee

As Gee's we certainly tend to keep to traditional Gee christian names ! my father is Michael his father was Thomas and his father William Gee .. I now have 2 sons Thomas & William !! .. We are all / were from the Nottingham area Steve Gee

Simon Gee

From Nottingham originally, father and grandfather Thomas Gee..father 89, grandfather in Grenadier Guards in WW1 lost a leg at the Somme. Have a good family history but would like to find more relatives especially in USA as love your country

Claudia Gee

I live in Australia but I got the last name Gee from my dad's side who come from England and Ireland, most of them live in Yorkshire

Relona Gee
I've always been intrigued by my last name..As much as I know my Father Delona Gee is from Florence , South Carolina and so is his Dad William Gee. I would truly like to know more

c.gee of Oklahoma
g.daughter of Luther gee