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Annen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The roots of the name Annen are found among the Strathclyde-Briton people of the ancient Scottish/English Borderlands. Annen was originally found in Dumfriesshire.

Early Origins of the Annen family


The surname Annen was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area.

Early History of the Annen family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Annen research.
Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1249, 1255, 1328, 1633 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Annen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Annen Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Annen has been spelled Annan, Annand, Annandale, Annardale, Annadaill, Annane, Annanie, Inyaney, Innieney, Inyoney, Inyanee, Aneny and many more.

Early Notables of the Annen family (pre 1700)


Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Annen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Annen family to the New World and Oceana


Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North America. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them: J. L. Annan arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1850; and William Annan arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1875; with his brother.

Contemporary Notables of the name Annen (post 1700)


  • Edward J. Annen Jr., American politician, Mayor of Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1979-81, 1985-91, 1993-95 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Clarence J. Annen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1996, 1998 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

The Annen Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sperabo
Motto Translation: I will hope.


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Citations


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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