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The name Cordan comes from the original Irish surname O Corradain.

Cordan Early Origins



The surname Cordan was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, on the north side of the Shannon River. The name Caradain appears in the Book of Ballymonte, which originated in County Sligo and ranks among the most important of medieval Irish manuscripts.

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Cordan Spelling Variations


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Cordan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Corridon, Corridan, Corrodan, Cordan, O'Corridon and others.

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Cordan Early History


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Cordan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cordan research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 190 and 1901 are included under the topic Early Cordan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cordan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cordan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cordan 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Corriden, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1855; Timothy Corridon, who was naturalized in Iowa between 1866 and 1943; John Corriden, who applied to become a citizen in Iowa in 1870.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cordan (post 1700)



  • Melanie Cordan, motion picture animator

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Cordan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    10. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
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    The Cordan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cordan 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 July 2014 at 15:37.

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