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The name Colsueyn is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the given name Colseinus, an Old Norman name that traveled to England with the Norman Conquest of 1066.

Colsueyn Early Origins



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

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Colsueyn Spelling Variations


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Colsueyn Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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. Colsueyn has been spelled many different ways, including Colseweyn, Colswayn, Colsweyn, Colswayne, Colsueyn, Colswein and many more.

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Colsueyn Early History


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Colsueyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colsueyn research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1109, 1273, 1293, 1327, 1361 and 1361 are included under the topic Early Colsueyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colsueyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colsueyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colsueyn 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



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 Colsueyns to arrive in North America: a number of settlers who arrived in the New World by the 19th century.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Colsueyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colsueyn 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 23 May 2014 at 08:11.

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