An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2013
Where did the Irish Currens family come from? What is the Irish Currens family crest and coat of arms? When did the Currens family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Currens family history?Native Irish surnames such as Currens have a long, ancient Gaelic history behind them. The original Gaelic form of the name Currens is O Corrain or the older form O Currain.
In the Middle Ages many people were recorded under different spellings each time their name was written down. Research on the Currens family name revealed numerous spelling variations, including Curran, Currans, O'Curren, Curren, Corren, Corrane, O'Curran, Currens, Currin, Corraine, Courrane, Courran, Courren and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Currens research. Another 279 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1302, 1411, 1526, 1546, 1750, and 1817 are included under the topic Early Currens History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 32 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Currens Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
A massive wave of Irish immigrants hit North America during the 19th century. Although many early Irish immigrants made a carefully planned decision to leave left Ireland for the promise of free land, by the 1840s immigrants were fleeing a famine stricken land in desperation. The condition of Ireland during the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s can be attributed to a rapidly expanding population and English imperial policies. Those Irish families that arrived in North America were essential to its rapid social, industrial, and economic development. Passenger and immigration lists have revealed a number of early Irish immigrants bearing the name Currens:
Currens Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Currens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Currens Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 20 April 2012 at 12:38.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.