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The ancient name of Changur finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for a person who exchanged currency or lent money. This name was originally derived from the Old French word chaungeor, which referred to a person who changed money.

Changur Early Origins



The surname Changur was first found in Hampshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Changur Spelling Variations


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Changur Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Changur family name include Changer, Changur, Chaunge, Chaungeour, Chaynger and many more.

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Changur Early History


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Changur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Changur research. Another 359 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1275, 1384 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Changur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Changur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Changur Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Changur surname or a spelling variation of the name include : a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Changur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Changur 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 8 April 2014 at 16:12.

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