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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. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    8. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
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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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