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Arcus Early Origins



The surname Arcus was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat in the lands of Hardcarse in the parish of Fogo in that shire. The first on record was Adam Harcarse who was Abbott of Newbattle Abbey, and later in 1219 became Abbott of Melrose Abbey.

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Arcus Spelling Variations


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Arcus Spelling Variations



The name Arcus, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Harecars, Harecarse, Harcars, Harcarse, Harkess, Harcors, Harcorse, Harcourse, Harkars, Harcus, Harkass, Harcas, Harkes, Harks, Harcase, Arcas, Arcus and many more.

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Arcus Early History


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Arcus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arcus research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1254, 1296, 1306, 1325, and 1539 are included under the topic Early Arcus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Arcus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Arcus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Arcus Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Arcus Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Arcus, aged 24, a blacksmith, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1879

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Arcus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arcus Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 June 2013 at 12:07.

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