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Schain Surname History




Early Origins of the Schain family


The surname Schain was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say as early as the 12th century. In this county the name has been found in the parishes of Fyvie, Drumblade, Auchterless, Culsalmond, Forgue, Turriff, Gamrie and King Edward. The family is said, by C.F. Shand, the family historian, to be descended from Philibert de Shaunde, Earl of Bath in 1485, who in turn, was descended from a noble house in Normandy. The Earl of Bath, Philibert Shaunde, was created by King Henry II of England and Normandy. Philibert was styled by the King as "Consanguineus noster.".

Early History of the Schain family


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Schain Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Shand, Chand, Schand, Chandai, Shandscross, Shawnd and many more.

Early Notables of the Schain family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Schain family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. Shand who arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1852.

Contemporary Notables of the name Schain (post 1700)


  • Jacob T. Schain, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 57th District, 1899-1900; Member of Minnesota State Senate 57th District, 1903-06 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Isaac Schain, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 4th District, 1921 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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