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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 Clįr) 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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Cordan Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
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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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