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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Borhan come from when the family resided in Boreham, a parish four miles from Chelmsford, in the county of Essex.

Borhan Early Origins



The surname Borhan was first found in Sussex and Essex where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Borhan Spelling Variations


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Borhan Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Borhan has been recorded under many different variations, including Borham, Boreham, Borhunt, Borhont and others.

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Borhan Early History


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Borhan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borhan research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 167 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Borhan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borhan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borhan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Borhan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Borhan or a variant listed above: Thomas Boreham who settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1766.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Borhan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borhan 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 6 November 2012 at 16:14.

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