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The distinguished surname Draughon is of ancient Irish origin. It is derived from the Gaelic "O Druachain," meaning "son of Druachan."

Draughon Early Origins



The surname Draughon was first found in County Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman), founded by Vikings as Waesfjord, and located in Southeastern Ireland, in the province of Leinster, where a Maurice O Droughane, a husbandman of Ballincolane, received a pardon in 1569. Very early on, there was an ecclesiastical family called O Druchain in Armagh, and it is thought that there may be a connection between this family and those of the name Draughon.

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Draughon Spelling Variations


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Draughon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drohan, Droghan, Drohen, Druhan, O'Drohan, Draughon and many more.

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Draughon Early History


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Draughon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Draughon research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1588, 1624, 1659, and 1850 are included under the topic Early Draughon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Draughon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Draughon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Draughon 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: Patrick Drohan, who immigrated to Boston in 1763; Thomas Drohan, who arrived in Baltimore in 1824; Thomas Drohan, who landed in Baltimore in 1831; John Drohan, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1833.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Draughon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Draughon 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 22 July 2015 at 11:28.

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