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Where did the English Gerling family come from? What is the English Gerling family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gerling family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gerling family history?The Gerling surname is thought to be a habitational name taken on from a now lost or unidentified place name in England.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Girling, Girlyn, Girlington, Gerlinston, Garlington, Gerling, Gerlin, Girlin, Gerlyn, Gerlinge, Gylinge and many more.
First found in Norfolk where they were they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1296 when William Girlyn held estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gerling research. Another 322 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1455, 1487, and 1642 are included under the topic Early Gerling History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Gerling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gerling Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Gerling Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Gerling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerling 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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