Vore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Vore was carried to England in the enormous movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vore family lived in East Lothian, Scotland. Their name, however, is a reference to Vaux or Vallibus, Normandy, the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early Origins of the Vore family
The surname Vore was first found in East Lothian, where they were directly descended from the great baronial family of De Vaux, or De Vallibus, and still had a castle of this name in Normandy until the year 1080. They possessed Dalston and Gilliesland in Cumberland, and the barony of Dirletoun in East Lothian.
Early History of the Vore family
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Vore Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vance, Vans, Vaux, de Vallibus and others.
Early Notables of the Vore family
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was John Vaus or Vascus (1490?-1538?), Scottish Latinist, the earliest Scottish writer on grammar, born in Aberdeen. "He appears to have studied at Paris, and to have returned to his...
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Migration of the Vore family to Ireland
Some of the Vore family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Vore family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Vance, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1820 with his children; William Vance settled in Wilmington, N.C. in 1804; Gilbert Vance settled in New Orleans in 1822.