Origins Available: English, Scottish
Early Origins of the Corwent family
Northumberland, 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 Corwent family
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Corwent Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Curwen, Curwens, Corwen, Corwyn, Curwyn, Curwin, Curvin, Corwin, Kerwen, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kervin and many more.
Early Notables of the Corwent family (pre 1700)
Baronet (c. 1602-1664), an English landowner and politician who supported the Royalist side in the English Civil...
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Migration of the Corwent family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathias Corwin, who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1634; George Corwin, who settled in Salem Massachusetts in 1638; from Cumberland, England; Jonathan Curwin, who settled in Massachusetts in 1641.
The Corwent Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Si je n'estoy
Motto Translation: If I were not.
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