were the ancestors of the first people to use the name Farn. It comes from on the land of Fearn in Ross where the family has a long and distinguished history dating back to the early Middle Ages.
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern
, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farn research.Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1267, 1500, 1578, 1560, 1609, 1604, 1609, 1602 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Farn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Translation has done much to alter the appearance of many Scottish names. It was a haphazard process that lacked a basic system of rules. Spelling variations
were a common result of this process. Farn has appeared Ferns, Fearn, Fearns, Fearne, Fern, Ferne and others.