Early Origins of the Givan family
Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, 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 Givan family
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Givan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Given, Givens, MacGiven, MacGivern and others.
Early Notables of the Givan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Givan family to Ireland
Some of the Givan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Givan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elizabeth Given arrived in New York in 1823; George, Henry, James, John, Michael, Robert, Samuel, Thomas and William Given all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Givan (post 1700)