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Where did the English Darvin family come from? What is the English Darvin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Darvin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Darvin family history?Darvin is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived beside the river Darwen or Derwent in Lancashire.
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Darvin has been recorded under many different variations, including Darwin, Darwen, Derwent, Darwent and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Darvin research. Another 333 words(24 lines of text) covering the years 1731, 1802, 1809, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Darvin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 22 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Darvin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Darvin or a variant listed above: Peter Darwin who settled in Barnstable Massachusetts in 1822.
The Darvin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Darvin 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.
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