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Culhane is a name of ancient 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 Culhane belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Culhane Early Origins



The surname Culhane was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Culhane Spelling Variations


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Culhane 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. Culhane has been recorded under many different variations, including Cullum, Culme, Cullam and others.

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Culhane Early History


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Culhane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Culhane research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1855, 1574, 1633, 1597, 1662, 1587, 1664, 1628, 1680, 1657, 1720, 1690, 1702, 1705, 1674, 1754, 1699 and 1774 are included under the topic Early Culhane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Culhane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Culhane Early Notables (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...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Culhane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Culhane In Ireland


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Culhane In Ireland



Some of the Culhane family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Culhane or a variant listed above:

Culhane Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Culhane, who arrived in Mississippi in 1854

Culhane Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Michael Culhane, aged 25 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "James Moran" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 22)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Culhane (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Culhane (post 1700)



  • George T. Culhane (1892-1941), American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 15th District, 1935-40; Defeated in primary, 1940; Republican Candidate for Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1937
  • Andrew Bevins Culhane (1875-1957), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1944

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Motto


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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: Sustineatur
Motto Translation: Let it be sustained.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 22)

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Culhane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Culhane 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.

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