Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from MacLennan as an alternative variant. The surname Clandon was primarily based in the Scottish Gaelic of MacGilleFhinnein. The translation of this Gaelic surname meant servant of Finnan who became revered as a saint.
Early Origins of the Clandon family
Somerset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Clandon family
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Clandon Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Clandon has been spelled many different ways, including Clendon, Clendin, Clandon, Clanton, Clenton and others.
Early Notables of the Clandon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clandon family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Clandons to arrive in North America:
Clandon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Historic Events for the Clandon family
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