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Carns History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



In ancient Scotland, Carns was a Strathclyde-Briton name for someone who lived in Midlothian. The name Carns is also derived from the Gaelic word carn, which means pile of stones, and referred to the stone burial chambers we now call cairns.


Early Origins of the Carns family


The surname Carns was first found in Midlothian, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Carns family


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Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1572, 1572, 1639, 1665, 1732, 1673, 1743, 1669, 1707, 1703, 1707 and are included under the topic Early Carns History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carns Spelling Variations


In Medieval times, spelling and translation were not nearly so highly developed as today. They were generally carried out according to the sound and intuition of the bearer. For that reason spelling variations are extremely common among early Scottish names. Carns has been spelled Cairns, Cairn, Kairnes, Carnys and others.

Early Notables of the Carns family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Carns family to Ireland


Some of the Carns family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Carns family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carns Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Christian Carns U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Jacob Carns U.E. (b. 1747) born in Germany from Delaware River, Ulster County, New York, USA who settled in Eastern District, Matilda Township, Dundas County, Ontario c. 1783 he enlisted in 1780 served in King's Royal Regiment of New York 1st Battalion in Munro's Company, married to Elizabeth they had 4 children [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Robert Carns U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Carns Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Carns, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828

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  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828


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