The French name Caren first arose during the Medieval period in Normandy
. It is derived from when the family having lived at Cairon in Calvados, which was in Normandy.
Early Origins of the Caren family
The surname Caren was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
in the seigneurie of Cairon in Calvados, in the arrondissement of Caen, in the canton of Creully. Guillaume de Caron is the first on record, living in 1086 and Eudo, his father, is mentioned as living in Cairon at some unknown time before him. Cairon is 15 km southeast of Ryes.
Early History of the Caren family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caren research.Another 309 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1166, 1460, 1475, 1497, 1521, 1541, 1599, 1600, 1603, 1605, 1664, 1666, 1672, 1673, 1774, 1775, 1784, 1810, 1813, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Caren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Caren Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of French surnames; in part, as spelling, and the spelling names was not yet standardized during the early development of the written French language. Later, there was much branching and movement of families, and spellings would change according to region. Variations of the name Caren include Caron, Cairon, Carron, Carone, Caronne, Carot, Caraud, Careau, Carreau, Carow, Carou, Carrou, Carous, Carrous, Caroux, Charon, Charron, Charone, Charonne, Charou, Charous, Charoux, Le Caron, Lecaron, Lecharon and many more.
Early Notables of the Caren family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Sir Caron de Bosdegas, French knight who fought at the Combat of the Thirty, March 26th 1351; Raymond Caron (1605-1666), an Irish Franciscan friar and author; Firminus Caron (fl.1460-1475), French Renaissance
composer; Antoine Caron (1521-1599), French master glass maker, illustrator; François... Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caren Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Caren family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Caren Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Margaret Caren, aged 22, a housekeeper, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Sir Edward Parry" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Monday 27th March 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sir Edward Parry 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/siredwardparry1854.shtml
Contemporary Notables of the name Caren (post 1700)
- John Caren, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944, 1948, 1964 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html