Origins Available: English, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having lived in either of the settlements called Culham in the counties of Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The surname Culgin belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Culgin family
Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Culgin family
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Culgin Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Culgin has been recorded under many different variations, including Cullum, Culme, Cullam and others.
Early Notables of the Culgin family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Hugh Cullum; Sir Henry Culmer (c. 1574-1633), 1st Baron Culmer; and Sir Richard Culmer (1597-1662), English peer; Thomas Cullum (c. 1587-1664), 1st Baronet of Hastede, Suffolk; Thomas Cullum (1628-1680), 2nd Baronet of...
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Migration of the Culgin family to Ireland
Some of the Culgin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Culgin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Culgin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Culgin 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 Translation: Let it be sustained.
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